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Local and Regional Procurement of Food Aid in Uganda: The Experience of Maize Traders
Local and regional procurement (LRP), the purchase of foods for food assistance in or near an affected region, is growing in importance in the world of food assistance. Food aid has been traditionally “tied,” which is to say contingent on sourcing in donor countries. The political climate in...
L’analyse De L’economie Du Menage: Une Introduction
Cette methodologie a été conçue pour répondre à des questions spécifiques sur la sécurité alimentaire et sur les moyens d’existence, d’une façon fiable et rapide. Elle se concentre sur les moyens d’existence dans differents environnements et sur les opérations economiques des ménages....
The Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS)
Guidelines and Tools
A presentation giving insight to LEGS, discussing: Aims of LEGS Rationale of LEGS Development of LEGS Objectives and approaches PRIM LEGS training programme. Taken from the Cash Learning Partnership Global Learning Event Bangkok, 16-17 February 2011.
Natural Disasters: What is the role for social safety nets?
This paper makes the case for why safety nets are an important tool for managing the risk of natural hazards. The use of safety nets is advocated both ex ante, to prevent and mitigate the impact of natural disaster and ex post, to cope with the impacts of natural shocks. Firstly, the paper explores the...
Electronic Payment Systems 201
Guidelines and Tools
Disruptive innovation in the payments sector—and indeed the retail financial services industry—does not occur frequently. This is partly due to the dominant position of the incumbent players (primarily banks and payment networks), and partly due to the nature of the sector itself: as they relate to...
Revue des bonnes pratiques 11: programmes de transferts monétaires en situations d’urgences
Guides et outils
Cette Revue est destinée aux professionnels humanitaires qui planifient ou mettent en œuvre les interventions d’urgence – à la fois ceux qui sont déjà familiers avec les transferts monétaires, et ceux qui ne le sont pas encore. La Revue synthétise les directives des...
Water Access by Voucher
This document presents an overview of the use of vouchers to connect vulnerable people in Somalia with water during an emergency response. The document provides thorough and practical guidance to implementing a water voucher programme, covering all phases of the project cycle including: programme...
The CALP Network Newsletter supplement Zimbabwe cards Aug 11
Supplement to the CALP Network August 2011 newsletter, focusing on the topic of ‘Reconnecting Zimbabweans to financial services through cash transfers’. Includes sections on: Piloting of smart cards in Zimbabwe Combining cash transfers for basic needs with livelihood support
Cash transfer programming in emergencies: The Cash Learning Partnership’s 5th Global Learning Event
The CALP Network’s 5th Global Learning Event was organised in partnership with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). The learning event took place in Nairobi, Kenya, and focused on three topics of emerging importance not only to cash transfer programming, but to...
Results of the Market Information and Food Insecurity Response Analysis (MIFIRA) framework conducted in two locations in Kenya
This research paper shows the results of the MIFIRA framework which was applied through a Catholic Relief Services programme in one urban and one rural location in Kenya. The difference between urban and rural food security is explained and then the findings of the two case studies are described in...