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CaLP’s 2018 Glossary: The key updates you need to know
The CaLP Glossary is a comprehensive list of the terminology used in cash and voucher assistance, updated annually to reflect evolutions in which terms are used and how. CaLP's Ruth McCormack summaries the major revisions in the 2018 edition.
CaLP Publishes Collection of Research Papers to Fill the Evidence Gap Around Gender and Cash
UN Women, Concern Worldwide and World Food Programme are the first to contribute research to this ongoing series of papers.
New Common Cash System Announced by WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF and OCHA
On 5 December 2018 WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF and OCHA announced the launch of a joint system for the design, delivery and monitoring of cash assistance.
What I learned at CaLP’s Celebrating Digital Humanitarian Cash Event
This workshop was a triumphant but sad goodbye to ELAN, the Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network. This was their closing event after four years of hard work, and they leave behind a rather magnificent legacy of tools, guidance, learning, webinars, resources and case studies on how to best...
Cash Week 2018: Looking around and looking ahead
Cash Week 2018 aimed to do two things: challenge us all to think differently about our work and to carve out a space to do so. In this blog, CaLP's Sophie Tholstrup reflects on the key debates from the week, and asks how we can build on this momentum and identify new ways of working to meet humanitarian...
Standards on Cash and Markets: Time to raise the bar
Humanitarian action is changing fast, and an updated set of shared standards will be crucial in upholding quality among a new generation of responders. The launch of the new Sphere Handbook on November 6th represents the most comprehensive effort to date review the humanitarian standards, to keep...
It’s humanitarian planning season! Ten tips for strengthening the inclusion of cash assistance as part of the HRP process
It’s November and humanitarian planning season is in full swing. To its advocates, the Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) and Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) process is a critical opportunity to collectively allocate resources and capacities to meet the most urgent humanitarian needs in a given context....
CaLP’s Karen Peachey in Devex: “For cash transfers to work, we can’t ignore gender”
Our interim director Karen Peachey is featured on Devex.com discussing the need to build the evidence around the relationship between gender and cash transfers. CaLP’s ‘Collected Papers on Gender and Cash Transfers’ is out now.
CaLP Presents Cash Week 2018: Networking, learning, visioning
Join us in London from 15-19 October 2018 to advance issues, reflect and prepare for the future of cash transfer programming.
Three Takeaways from the ECOSOC-HAS Discussion on Linking Cash Transfers with Social Protection Systems
There is growing interest from governments and donors alike in building or strengthening social protection systems to protect the poorest and most vulnerable people. CaLP's Lynn Yoshikawa joined a panel with representatives from governments, UN agencies, NGOs and donors to discuss the implications for...