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CaLP East Africa Members Consultative Discussion
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Harmonising Data Systems for Cash Transfer Programming: Three key steps for Somalia
Cash and voucher assistance (CVA) is gaining traction as a transformative tool for addressing humanitarian needs in Somalia, with people living in crisis reporting that transfers of this kind...
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Cash Transfer Programming in the Asals of Kenya
CaLP commissioned a study to document the impact and lessons learned from its engagement with state actors in the ASAL counties. The study involved collection of data through secondary and primary sources. Given the focus of the project, a qualitative approach was deemed as most appropriate in...
Expect the Unexpected: A case study of impacts of urban food vouchers in Somalia
Beginning in early 2013, CRS implemented a series of food voucher programs, designed to meet the urgent food needs of vulnerable IDP and host households in urban communities. The vouchers were unconditional, but restricted to food purchases. The programs began in Kismayo in January 2013 (to December...
The Impact of Cash Transfers on Local Economies
In this special edition of Policy in Focus, leading authors and practitioners present their research on how cash transfers can impact the local economy when implemented in a developing country. The aim is to gather and review research results and evidence, obtained from various methodologies ranging from...
Mozambique, Country Programme 200286: An evaluation of WFP’s operation (2012-2015) – Management Response
The final evaluation covers WFP’s country programme (CP) 200286 (2012-2015). It was intended for both accountability and learning purposes and focuses on assessing: the appropriateness and coherence of the operation its results the factors explaining the results. The evaluation assessed the...
Kenya Drought Response Evaluation Report – Focus on Marsabit and Baringo Counties
An evaluation of a drought response which involved school feeding, cash transfers and nutrition outreach activities.
Value for Money of Cash Transfers in Emergencies
The objective of this study is to analyse evidence on the Value for Money (VfM) of cash transfers. The study reviews evidence on the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of cash, vouchers and in-kind transfers, in order to support a more structured analysis of the VfM of different transfers. It is based...
Final Report for Assessment of the Impact of Cash For Work Beneficiaries training for Phases IIB and IV
Phases IIB and IV of the Cash For Work (CFW) project were implemented by FAO Somalia over the period 2013-2015 and aimed at enhancing access to food by the food insecure households in the short-term, while supporting restoration of food production through the rehabilitation/construction of productive...
Cash, Care, Prevention and Adherence for Adolescents: Latest evidence from southern Africa
This presentation looks at cash, care, prevention and adherence for adolescents using the National Longitudinal study of Adolescents in Southern Africa.
Markets in Crises: South Sudan case study
Not long after achieving independence, South Sudan descended into conflict, which has fuelled displacement and food insecurity.Although markets continue to function in the country, humanitarians have paid relatively little attention to market-based responses to the crisis. Looking primarily at Juba, this...
Final Evaluation of the Unconditional Cash and Voucher Response to the 2011–12 Crisis in Southern and Central Somalia
This report sets out to determine the effectiveness of the unconditional cash and voucher interventions in southern and central Somalia. This evaluation however cannot be limited to the interventions at hand. It necessarily considers the broader context that led to the failure of the humanitarian...