Cash Transfers for Food Security in Epidemics
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. Chapter 3, which accounts for the bulk of the report, provides a detailed technical analysis of project design and implementation, including response analyses, coordination, beneficiary targeting, community engagement, beneficiary selection, delivery mechanisms and payments. It also covers the role of complementary activities, protection and gender considerations in the projects. The penultimate chapter details program monitoring, describing the systems and tools used by partners to monitor outcomes, the results from standard indicators and the performance of accountability and feedback mechanisms. The final chapter presents the report’s main conclusions in the form of learnings and recommendations.