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The most useful tools, reports, guidance and research related to cash and voucher assistance in humanitarian response. As well as CaLP's own publications, we link to other useful resources. You can submit your own resource for publication on the CaLP library here.

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Mapping the Market: A framework for rural enterprise development policy and practice

Guidelines and Tools

Markets matter to the rural poor.  It is increasingly clear that in tackling rural poverty, market-related issues –  including access to information, institutions, linkages and trade rules – are vital considerations.  Failure to address these issues means that the benefits of other developments...

2005

Evaluation of OFDA Cash for Relief Intervention in Ethiopia: Final Report

Report

As a result of insufficient rainfall in 2002 and 2003, the Ethiopian Disaster Prevention and Preparedness Commission (DPPC) issued an international appeal for food assistance in December 2003. Some 7.2 million people were estimated to be at risk in 2004. An OFDA/DART’s response to this crisis resulted...

2004

Appropriateness and impact of cash grants distribution in Eastern Ukraine

Report

This programmignn note assesses the appropriateness and impact of cash grants distribution in Eastern Ukraine. Key findings: Distribution of cash grants of US$250–‐US$900 via bank transfer allowed beneficiaries to purchase or pay for a wide variety of items or services, including food, medication or...

25 November 2020

Clients First! A Rapid Market Appraisal Tool Kit: Theoretical background and experiences from various RMA events

Guidelines and Tools

Clients First! focuses on one vital element of market research that should be carried out before deciding to support at the agricultural production side or to proceed with an agribusiness project: a market feasibility study. The publication describes the main characteristics of a basic market study as...

2002

Seed Vouchers and Fairs

Guidelines and Tools

This manual describes a new (2002) approach to post-emergency seed distribution in Africa, where farmers receive not free seed but vouchers that can be exchanged for seed at a specially organized seed fair. Seed fairs rely on commercial seed firms (where they are in operation), as well as local seed...

2002

Walking the Talk Presentation to the Zimbabwe CTWG May 2011

Presentation

Presentation accompanying the report ‘Walking the Talk – the Impacts of Cash Transfers on Gender Relations’ commissioned by Oxfam & Concern.

2001

Cash Transfers in Emergencies: Evaluating Benefits and Assessing Risks

Report

In terms of both theory and practice, there appears to be a strong case for cash-based responses to food emergencies where the supply and market conditions are appropriate. Amartya Sen’s work on entitlements offers a solid theoretical base for cash transfers, and the practical experience so far, limited...

2001