West and Central Africa
Definition of Minimum Expenditure Baskets (MEB) in West Africa
Throughout 2017, five countries in West Africa have worked collectively to define minimum expenditure baskets, in order to better capture the contribution that humanitarian assistance is making to...
CVA and Risks: What happens in the field, stays in the field?
In October 2019 in Douala, Cameroon, the CALP Network facilitated a learning event exploring the risks to beneficiary protection in Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA). This closed-door workshop,...
Highlights from Bioforce Institute Graduation Event in Dakar
On Thursday 13th June 2019 the CALP Network was part of a graduation event hosted by the Bioforce Institute, one of our training partner organisations. This event celebrated the graduation of all...
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Safety, dignity, and access must come first: Experiences of cash and voucher assistance in the Central African Republic
Aid organisations have increased cash and voucher assistance (CVA) in the Central African Republic (CAR) over the past two years, reaching 1.5 million people between January and September 2021, compared with 848,000 in 2020. To support efforts to adapt programmes based on the views of recipients, Ground...
2021 Cash And Voucher Programming (CVP) Roadmap Milestones Achieved
Summary Report of World Vision’s global progress report and milestones (against WV’s global Cash Roadmap Strategy) in Cash Voucher Assistance (Cash Voucher Programming-CVP) facilitated by World Vision in over 44 countries, reaching more than 6.7 Mio vulnerable people (78 % in Fragile Contexts) in...
Evaluation of CALP’s work : a focus on the West and Central Africa experience (2018 – 2021)
This report provides the results of an evaluation carried out by Key Aid Consulting between September and October 2021, assessing CALP’s work in the West and Central Africa (WCAF) region between August 2018 and September 2021. This evaluation assessed how CALP contributed to building an enabling...
Cash Barometer: The participation gap persists in Somalia
This bulletin presents an overview of the findings from Ground Truth Solutions’ survey of internally displaced persons (IDPs), non-IDPs, returnees, refugees, and host community members in Somalia, who have received cash and voucher assistance (CVA) in the last six months.
The survey was carried out in...
CashCap case study: Country mission to South Sudan
This case study walks us through a context where initial the humanitarian actors didn’t engage or trust the CWG’s achievements. Where a key challenge was balancing the power dynamics and ensuring the voices of national NGOs in particular got heard at the table dominated by bigger players. Until...
Cash at a Crossroads: Getting It Right for Affected Communities
The great increase in the use of cash assistance has been one of the humanitarian sector’s success stories. Just as cash offers more flexibility for affected communities, it demands more ingenuity from the humanitarian sector. With the modalities of cash programming now receiving attention at the...
Slides for the Global CWG meeting – Oct 2021
The enclosed slides for the 28 October meeting feature presentations from WFP, the Uganda and CAR CWGs and GSMA , as well as key links to key resources discussed.
Good Practice Review on Cash Assistance in Contexts of High Inflation and Depreciation: Case Study South Sudan
This case study accompanies CALP’s Good Practice Review on Cash Assistance in Contexts of High Inflation and Depreciation. It is intended to illustrate the process of situational analysis, response
analysis and response option selection presented in the Good Practice Review. The learning from this case...
Good Practice Review on Cash Assistance in Contexts of High Inflation and Depreciation
What is this? A compilation of good practices to assist humanitarian actors designing and implementing cash programmes, including multipurpose cash (MPC) and cash for sectoral outcomes. The rationale for this document is the growing challenge of inflation and currency depreciation in contexts in which...
Market-Based Approaches for National WASH Cluster Response Plans (in French)
This webinar is aimed for humanitarian practitioners working in Central African Republic, Mali, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Madagascar, Chad and Niger.