East and Southern Africa
The Changing Landscape of Cash Preparedness: Lists, Risks and Relationships
What are feasible lead times to deliver CVA to recipients in the Horn of Africa? What are the barriers and enablers to ensuring a timely and high quality humanitarian response? What does it take for organizations to be effectively prepared?
Community Reflections: The Cumulative Impact of Keeping People Informed
This briefing note presents an overview of the findings from Ground Truth Solutions’ in-depth, qualitative interviews with community representatives of displaced people and aid recipients in Nigeria and Somalia in May and June 2022. As part of the Cash Barometer initiative, we invited youth leaders, women’s leaders, traditional community leaders and community members in Nigeria and Somalia...
Outsmarting La Niña: Lessons and Recommendations for Strengthening Resilience Through the Drought Response in the Horn of Africa
One of the worst droughts in a generation is currently unfolding in the Horn of Africa. The impacts of the drought are exacerbated by, and in some cases further fueling, increases in conflict in the region. As a result, more than 13 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia are already experiencing extreme hunger. In many ways, those living in the drylands of the Horn are more prepared...
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East and Southern Africa CWG Leads and Co-leads workshop
CALP Network convenes annually the East and Southern Africa CWG leads and co-leads workshop with the main purpose of encouraging peer-to-peer learning among CWG leads and Co-leads to improve cash coordination. This year the workshop is scheduled to be face to face and will be held in Nairobi- Kenya on...
Direct and Indirect Benefits of Food and Cash Assistance in Uganda
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has the vision to escalate Cash Based Transfers (CBT) initiatives in coordination with the Government of Uganda. This study aims to gain a better understanding of the direct and indirect benefits of food and cash transfers to refugees and asylum seekers within...
Kenya Social Protection Conference
The Government of Kenya through the State Department with other actors in social protection will be hosting the third Kenya Social Protection Conference in the week 3-6th April 2023. The theme of the conference is “accelerating inclusive and integrated social protection system in Kenya, strategies for...
Consultation process with local actors to develop CALP’s learning and training strategy
To support the delivery of impactful, effective and high-quality cash and voucher assistance (CVA), CALP works with others to develop and deliver a variety of learning and training activities. Learning activities are delivered via online-facilitated workshops, face-to-face trainings and self-driven...
CVA in context of high inflation: South Sudan
The civil war that began in 2013 sent South Sudan into an uncontrollable and escalating economic as well as food insecurity crises. The signing of a peace agreement brought relative stability, but inflation rate has remained very high. South Sudan’s economic crisis has been driven by the rapidly...
Cash Programming Somalia Review 2018 – 2022
From 2018 to 2022, over half of ACTED’s projects in Somalia included unconditional and/or conditional cash activities making up an integral part of ACTED’s programming. To review the effectiveness and design of its past and current cash programming, ACTED used monitoring and evaluation data of 10 of...
Linking Humanitarian CVA with Social Protection
This course is aimed at promoting informed and on-going dialogue between humanitarian and social protection stakeholders on the ways forward for linking Humanitarian-CVA (H-CVA with social protection (SP) in given regional/country contexts.
Coordinating with the Petrol Sector to Enhance Early Warning
For far too long humanitarian actors and coordination mechanisms have witnessed sharp price variations of core commodities without the capacity to forecast them. While to date some Cash and Vouchers Working Groups (e.g., Afghanistan) establish mechanisms to continue monitoring and adapt transfer values in...
Feasibility study on cash and voucher assistance in Borena zone, Oromia and Gambela regions, Ethiopia
The report indicates the feasibility of cash and voucher assistance in Borena, Oromia and Gambela regions of Ethiopia conducted in December 2022.
The following key determinants, were used to arrive at a conclusion if the CVA modality will be feasible to achieve the set outcomes to provide integrated...
Doing Cash in a context of economic volatility: What to do and what to keep in mind
Guidelines and Tools
This interim WFP guidance was issued in 2022 to provide support to cash operations in contexts of economic volatility, be it when there is inflation, depreciation or currency volatility, parallel exchange rates, liquidity issues and changes in financial regulation, among others.