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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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Highlights from Bioforce Institute Graduation Event in Dakar

Event

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 the Bioforce students that followed the CALP Network’s CVA fundamentals course, which was delivered by our...

13 June 2019 / Dakar, Senegal / English

Compte-rendu du Cash Working Group du Niger du 06 mars 2019

Report

March 2019

Compte-rendu du Cash Working Group de Maroua du 25 janvier 2019

Report

January 2019

Mitigating Risks of Abuse of Power in Cash Assistance – Workshop Nairobi, Kenya

Report

UNHCR and WFP are implementing a joint project to identify and mitigate risks of abuse of power by private sector service providers in the delivery
of cash assistance to vulnerable populations. The workshop, held in Nairobi on 10-11 December 2018, followed visits to the first two pilot countries,...

December 2018

Mitigating Risks of Abuse of Power in Cash Assistance in Cameroon

Report

This document outlines lessons learned from a joint UNHCR/WFP project in Cameroon with the aim to, with Financial Service Providers (FSPs), identify and mitigate the risks of abuse of power in cash assistance, including through mobile money, e-vouchers and cash in hand.

December 2018

Nigeria Cash Working Group (CWG) Humanitarian Social Protection Task Team Meeting

Report

Minutes of the Humanitarian Social Protection Task Team Meeting for the Nigeria Cash Working Group, 28th November 2018

November 2018

Multi-Purpose Cash Grant – A collaborative model for North-East Nigeria

Report

In recent years, there is an increasing commitment from donors and humanitarian actors to use cash transfers as a response modality where appropriate to meet multiple needs of the affected population in rapid onset and protracted emergencies. There is growing evidence that cash transfers give people...

September 2018

Outcome Analysis: Cash transfer programming response to the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone and Liberia

Report

The United States Agency for International Development/Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) supported Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) response to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone and Liberia greatly contributed to the recovery of affected communities and households. The CTP response provided a safety net to...

April 2018

Nigeria Cash Working Group (CWG) Inter-Sector Working Group (ISWG) Multipurpose Cash Assistance (MPCA) Presentation, March 2018

Presentation

Presentation to the Inter-Sector Working Group (ISWG) advocating for the use of Multipurpose Cash Assistance (MPCA) in the response in Borno state, north-east Nigeria

March 2018

CTP in Challenging Contexts: Case study on CTP and risks in northern Mali

Report

This case study was commissioned by the the CALP Network as the first output under the 2018–2019 workstream on cash transfer programming (CTP) and associated risks. The study aims to contribute to the body of evidence on CTP-related risks and mitigation strategies by drawing lessons learnt and...

2018

Lessons Learnt from the Ebola Crisis in West Africa: a focus on Cash Transfer Programming

Report

Beyond opportunities for CTP to support communities’ economic recovery, restore livelihoods and address food insecurity generated by epidemics, what are CTP applications that can facilitate / strengthen / speed up response to epidemics? Those recommendations have been put together by the CALP Network...

2018

Cash Transfers for Food Security in Epidemics

Report

The report is divided into five chapters. The introduction provides a brief overview of the study’s objectives, data collection methods and a snapshot of the context in Liberia and Sierra Leone. The second chapter describes USAID/FFP’s response to the Ebola crisis with a particular focus on CTP....

June 2017

Improving Uptake of Multi-Sector CTP in West Africa: Learning Event Report

Report

In December 2017, the CALP Network and the IRC came together to organize a two-day learning event to align understanding and share experiences of countries working on the definition of Minimum Expenditure Baskets, and to contribute to bridging capacity gaps in Market Analysis, a critical step for CTP...

2017

Nigeria Acceptance And Safety Assessment

Guidelines and Tools

This review seeks to provide an overview of i) the Government of Nigeria’s attitude towards cash being used as a modality of assistance, as well as to ii) outline particular protection concerns and potential corresponding mitigation measures relating to the use of cash transfer programmes in the

2017

Digital Cash Transfers in Liberia. A case study from Save the Children’s Emergency Food Security Program (2015- 2016)

Report

Through its USAID-funded Emergency Food Security Program, Save the Children was the first organization to implement cash transfers through mobile money at scale in Liberia, where mobile money services are nascent. From liquidity management to incentivizing agents, the challenges, lessons, and...

2017

Humanitarian Cash Transfers in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Report

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is at a crossroads with regard to cash transfers. On the one hand, cash has been accepted by most donors and aid agencies as an appropriate response, with solid evidence underpinning its use. Aid agencies have driven important innovations in an environment where...

2017

Cash Working Groups: A preliminary mapping

Report

Brief overview of the state of cash working groups in emergency settings.

February 2016