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Humanitarian Impact of Covid19 in West and Central Africa

Policy paper

Produced by the Regional Inter Sector Coordination Group for Humanitarian Affairs in West and Central Africa (R-ISCG), this document summarizes the main impacts of COVID-19 on the population of the region and on ongoing humanitarian operations. The R-ISCG also wishes to put forward some key...

29 April 2020

The Impact of Social Cash Transfer Programmes on Community Dynamics in Sub-Saharan Africa

Report

Social cash transfer programmes are on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa, building on the momentum generated by the African Union’s 2008 Social Policy Framework Plan of Action. This plan motivated member countries to develop their own social policy frameworks and to give greater priority to social...

23 February 2015

Tigo Cash Senegal

Guides et outils

Mobile Cash S.A (“MCSA”) was created in 2012 as a subsidiary of the Millicom group, it obtained its EME license from bceao following the decision of February 13, 2014 under the number “EME. SN 005/2013. Mobile Cash S.A. is therefore authorized to issue and distribute electronic money to a clientele...

2015

The Economic Impacts of Cash Transfer Programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa

Report

This brief brings together the critical mass of evidence that has emerged from recent rigorous impact evaluations of government-run cash transfer programmes in sub-Saharan Africa. Most, but not all, of the programmes belong to the Transfer Project, a community of practice created to share lessons,...

2014

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