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The Impact of Cash Transfers on Nutrition in Emergency and Transitional Contexts – Review of Evidence

2012 — By Sarah Bailey, Kerren Hedlund

This ODI / HPG comissioned report reviews the evidence of the impact of cash transfers on nutrition in emergency and transitional contexts.

The research finds that evidence from humanitarian evaluations makes a strong case that cash transfers often improve dietary intake.There is less evidence that cash transfers improve caring practices and almost no evidence for or against their impact on disease.

The synthesis paper is available here