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Social Protection and Resilient Food Systems: The role of cash transfers

Policy paper

Cash transfers – a form of social protection – have been increasingly used as a tool for reducing poverty and vulnerability in middle and low-income countries over the past decade. More recently, cash transfers have also been used as an alternative to food aid in humanitarian contexts. The objective...

2013

Impact Evaluation of Cash and Food Transfers for the Seasonal Emergency Safety Net in Hajjah and Ibb Governorates, Yemen Endline Report

Report

This report is the final impact evaluation of the World Food Programme’s Cash and Food transfer program in Yemen. The program operated in Hajjah and Ibb governorates within the larger Emergency Safety Net (ESN), which provides assistance to qualifying households in rural Yemen. The report details the...

2013

Women’s Empowerment and Nutrition: An Evidence Review

Report

This paper starts by reflecting on the concept and measurement of women’s empowerment and then reviews some of the structural interventions that aim to influence underlying gender norms in society and eradicate gender discrimination. It then proceeds to review the evidence of the impact of three types...

2013

Cash, Food, or Vouchers? Evidence from a randomized experiment in Northern Ecuador

Report

The debate over whether to provide food assistance and the form that this assistance should take has a long history in economics. Despite the ongoing debate, little rigorous evidence exists that compares food assistance in the form of cash versus in-kind. This paper uses a randomized evaluation in...

December 2012

Humanitarian Coalition East Africa Drought Appeal: Final evaluation report – Cash programs

Report

In 2011,  suffered from one of the worst droughts in 60 years which left more than 13 million people in need of food, water and emergency healthcare.  Canadian donors contributed $14 million to the Humanitarian Coalition’s joint appeal for East Africa’s drought of 2011. These funds helped to set up...

October 2012

Humanitarian Coalition East Africa Drought Appeal: Final evaluation report

Report

In 2011,  suffered from one of the worst droughts in 60 years which left more than 13 million people in need of food, water and emergency healthcare.  Canadian donors contributed $14 million to the Humanitarian Coalition’s joint appeal for East Africa’s drought of 2011. These funds helped to set up...

October 2012

How Effective are Cash Transfer Programmes at Improving Nutritional Status?

Report

Cash transfer programmes are a widely applied social protection scheme that has achieved successes in fighting poverty worldwide. A large literature has sprung up around these programmes, yet the relationship between cash transfer programmes and the nutritional status of recipient children is unclear. Can...

July 2012

Impacts of Food Vouchers on Local Markets: Reflections from CRS’ experience in Niger

Report

In mid 2010, CRS-Niger designed and carried out a food voucher program to assist the most needy one-third of households in the departments of Ouallam and Tillabéri due to the poor harvest in 2009 (CRS, 2010). The ADVANCE project was implemented in collaboration with a local NGO partner Association pour...

May 2012

Emerging Good Practice in the use of Fresh Food Vouchers

Report

The purpose of this Good Practice Review is to provide practitioners with information on emerging good practice in the use of Fresh Food Vouchers (FFV), as well as practical examples from the field. In the Introduction, the GPR reiterates the nature of a fresh food voucher and explains some advantages and...

2012