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West and Central Africa

The CALP Network supports actors working in cash and voucher assistance (CVA) in West and Central Africa. The CALP team supporting this region are based in the Action Against Hunger office in Dakar, Sénégal. The CALP Network provides support for CVA coordination, capacity building and knowledge management and research.

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Connecting Humanitarian CVA with Government Social Safety Nets

Guidelines and Tools

The objectives of this document elaborated by the regional platform for Social Protection is to : Help actors at national level locate and analyse their countries in terms of context and systems; Identify key aspects to consider and guide national actors towards resources and tools; Support national...

15 April 2020

Cost-Efficiency and Cost-Effectiveness Study of UNICEF “Cash Plus” Interventions in Lebanon and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Policy paper

The combination of basic services delivery and cash transfers is known among humanitarian practitioner as “cash plus”. This approach represents a solid comparative advantage for UNICEF considering its footprint in basic services delivery as well as its commitment to scale up humanitarian cash...

7 April 2020

CVA and Gender in West and Central Africa

Event

19-20 March 2020 9:00-17:00 / Dakar, Sénégal / English

Compte-rendu du Cash Working Group du Mali du 27 février 2020

Report

February 2020

Nigeria CWG technical coordinator job description

Guidelines and Tools

Nigeria CWG technical coordinator job description

13 January 2020

Compte-rendu du Cash Working Group du Nigeria du 28 novembre 2019

Report

January 2020

Nigeria Cash Working Group (CWG) State Humanitarian Social Protection Forum Draft Terms of Reference (ToR)

Report

The frequency, nature and complexity of humanitarian crisis is changing. At the same time there is greater recognition of the link between pre existing vulnerabilities and people’s ability to cope and recover from the impacts of the crisis. These form some of the key factors that are influencing the...

2020

Risks learning event recommendations – Dakar

Report

December 2019

Risks learning event recommendations – Douala

Report

December 2019

Compte-rendu du Cash Working Group du Niger du 04 décembre 2019

Report

December 2019

CVA and Risks in West and Central Africa: Putting beneficiary protection and responsible data management at the heart of our work

Event

26 November 2019 9:00-17:00 / Dakar, Sénégal / English

Assistência em Dinheiro e Cupões que Funciona para as Mulheres: 6 lições do terreno

Report

A Assistência em Dinheiro e Cupões (CVA) é actualmente uma ferramenta comum na acção humanitária que é utilizada para fazer face, com maior dignidade, às diversas necessidades de pessoas refugiadas por motivo de crises e conflitos. Embora existam cada vez mais evidências do efeito da CVA no...

11 November 2019

Linking Social Protection and Humanitarian Response – Best Practice

Report

This review looks at the alignment of humanitarian response in refugee crises with national social protection systems. It examines the experience of three countries dealing with protracted refugee situations: Turkey, Lebanon and Cameroon, and also identifies lessons from other literature. The number of...

5 November 2019

Mitigating Risks of Abuse of Power in Cash Assistance – 4 pages

Report

UNHCR and WFP are implementing a joint project to identify and mitigate risks of abuse by private sector service providers in their delivery of cash assistance to vulnerable populations. The project involves work with financial service providers, traders and other private sector stakeholders, as well as...

November 2019

Cash Transfer Programmes in High Inflation Contexts

Report

The use of Cash Transfers (CTs) in developing regions arose as the understanding grew that some other types of aid programmes were not effectively attaining their goals. For instance, emergency food aid was responding to famines, but it was unable to add to food stability. Over time, the persistently poor...

31 October 2019

The humanitarian currency enabling children’s future – Inter-agency cash roundtable

Report

This summary report highlights key presentation insights, and recommendations from the CALP Network & World Vision co-hosted inter-agency Cash Roundtable, focusing on how CVA can be an enabler to promote child protection and child wellbeing, based on most recent research, case studies from across the...

30 September 2019

Compte-rendu du Cash Working Group du Niger du 31 juillet 2019

Report

July 2019