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Q&A – Cash Transfers in South Central Somalia.
Context: In recent months, it has become clear that many populations in Southern Somalia are under increasing and severe food access stress. The situation has been further exacerbated by the absence of large-scale food aid, as well as rising global food prices, the worsening drought and its impact on...
Fresh food vouchers for refugees in Kenya
Read the report here This article in Field Exchange magazine outlines an intervention by ACF in Dadaab to improve the nutritional intake and dietary diversity of the refugee population of Dadaab, Kenya, through a complementary food voucher scheme targeted at malnourished children.
Trading in Turbulent Times: Smallholder maize marketing in the Southern Highlands, Tanzania
The short-run effects of the 2007/2008 global food crisis on semisubsistence farmers’ well-being in low-income countries depends on whether they are net sellers or net buyers of the affected commodities. Realizing that farmers face volatile prices over the course of an agricultural year, this study...
Gaza Urban Voucher Programme (UVP) and Rabbit Raising Intervention
This case study looks at an Oxfam commodity voucher programme which supported households to improve their access to food, as well as a rabbit rearing intervention to help protect the livelihoods of unemployed people in the Gaza. The document looks at the rationale for programme choice, the project...
CCT Programmes and Women’s Empowerment in Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador
Latin America’s efforts to alleviate poverty have resulted in reducing poverty in twelve countries, most strikingly in Mexico and Brazil. The adoption of Cash Transfer programmes in much of the region is credited with helping to bring this reduction about. These programmes are widely promoted as a cost...
Integrated Community Based Response for Vulnerable Conflict and Flood Affected Population of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan
A presentation discussing objectives, modalities, target beneficiaries and best practices of integrated community-based response for vulnerable conflict and flood-affected population of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan.
Une Note de Synthèse sur la prise en compte de l’accès économique aux vivres et du pouvoir d’achat dans la compréhension de la sécurité alimentaire au Niger
Les pauvres du Niger rural, qu’ils soient cultivateurs ou pasteurs, sont aujourd’hui fortement dépendants du marché pour leur nourriture et pour d’autres produits de première nécessité, et leur pouvoir d’achat est donc un aspect crucial de leur vulnérabilité aux chocs de la production ou du...
Cash-Based Safety Nets for Livelihood Support in Northeastern Somalia: A Feasibility Study for Save the Children UK and Horn Relief
This study looks at the need for and feasibility of cash-based safety net programming within the operational areas of Save the Children UK and Horn Relief in Northeastern Somalia. The success of recent emergency cash transfer programs in Somalia permit the question of whether cash-based programs are...
The Haiti Earthquake: An Urban Solution
This case study looks at the Oxfam economic and livelihood recovery programme following the devastating earthquake in early 2010. A range of cash transfer programming was implemented after a detailed assessment was carried out. The report goes through the assessment stages, details the programme...
Communicating Cash: A Field Guide to Beneficiary Communications in Cash Transfer Programming
Guidelines and Tools
Communicating with beneficiaries and their communities can be critical to the success of a cash transfer or voucher programme. Communications play a key role in guaranteeing transparency and accountability. This field guide covers the basic elements of a communications strategy to support a cash or...