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Cash Grants to Support Income Generating Activities – South Sudan
In response to chronic malnutrition, ACF implemented a cash-based intervention in Twic and Gogrial West Counties of Warrap State, South Sudan, using group cash grants to promote income generating activities. The programme addressed chronic livelihood vulnerability, which is a contributing factor to global...
Shocks and Social Protection in the Horn of Africa: Analysis from the Productive Safety Net Programme in Ethiopia
Using panel data from the Ethiopian Productive Safety Net Program, this paper explores the degree to which this social protection programme has been successful in protecting its beneficiaries against the various shocks that have affected the Horn of Africa in the recent past. The analysis suggests that...
An Emergency Market Mapping and Analysis study Market Support in South Sudan
Abyei is a relatively small and disputed area of land on the border of North and South Sudan that has, in recent years, experienced much turmoil. Historically, both the governments of South and North Sudan have claimed Abyei and tensions that have existed since before the first Sudanese Civil War...
Annex 1: Multi-Sector Market Assessment (MSMA)
The Multi-Sector Market Assessment (MSMA) Annex is designed to help practitioners examine whether an affected target population can fairly and equitably access the expected amount of goods and services in
order to meet the objectives of the Multipurpose Cash Grant (MPG) programme. The aim of the MSMA is...
The Voucher programme in the Gaza Strip – Mid-term review
The WFP voucher project is part of the emergency operation (EMOP 10817.0) to assist the recovery of the population affected by the conflict in Gaza Strip. WFP emergency operation has the following objectives: Meet urgent needs and improve the food consumption for conflict-affected people targeted...
An Evaluation of Save the Children’s Cash Transfer Project in Aweil East County, Northern Bahr el Ghazal State, South Sudan
Since April 2009, Save the Children have been implementing an ECHO-funded cash transfer project in Baac Payam, Aweil East County. The specific objective of this project has been to improve dietary diversity and nutritional outcomes among the targeted households that inhabit a part of Sudan which has some...
Cash transfers: Evidence paper
This DFID evidence paper provides a synthesis of current global evidence on the impact of cash transfers in developing countries in achieving a range of social and economic policy objectives. It examines design and implementation choices for tailoring programmes to particular objectives, notably social...
A Case Study of Cash Transfers in the Red Sea State of Sudan
This case study looks at an Oxfam cash for work and cash for recovery programme in the Red Sea State of North Sudan. The report details the context, the response analysis, programme choice rationale, programme implementation details, the impacts and benefits and highlights the lessons learned.
Strategies for Development in Conflict Affected Countries in the ESCWA Region: The role of the state and private sector
This study on private sector resilience in conflict-affected countries in the ESCWA region is part of a series of publications, which examines mechanisms and policies for development in spite of conflict. The studies include policy recommendations that are aimed at enhancing the capacity of policymakers...
Can Cash Transfers Promote Food Security in the Context of Volatile Commodity Prices? A Review of Empirical Evidence
This working paper synthesizes the theoretical and empirical literature on the use of cash transfers in response to food crisis situations, with particular attention to their use in situations that are exacerbated by volatile, often inflationary, commodity prices. The paper is designed for policymakers...