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How do great ideas scale? Learning from successes in humanitarian innovation
Scaling innovations in the humanitarian sector is notoriously difficult, and existing research highlights the many barriers and challenges to scaling humanitarian innovations. This study sought to fill an important gap in the literature by identifying and outlining key lessons from humanitarian...
عملية جرد نتائج المساعدات النقدية والقسائم من أجل الصحة في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وجنوب أفريقيا: الانتقال من الأدلة إلى الممارسة العملية
يوضح هذا التقرير النتائج المستخلصة من “تقييم” أو دراسة بحثية تشغيلية سريعة للمساعدة النقدية والقسائم للنتائج الصحية في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا. تم اختيار...
Cash Assistance for Female Sex Workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: Indonesia
The COVID-19 pandemic heavily impacted sex workers in Indonesia: their incomes decreased dramatically, they encountered greater difficulty accessing healthcare, and many of them could not access the government cash assistance that was set up to help Indonesians during the pandemic. This CVA pilot provided...
Vouchers for Fresh Food and Uptake of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Pregnant Women: Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh
UNFPA found that facility-based deliveries by women in refugee camps in Cox’s Bazaar were low (35%), which is linked to increased maternal mortality. In addition, undernourishment among pregnant women in this community increased their risk of poor pregnancy outcomes such as obstructed labor and...
Disability Inclusive Cash Assistance: Learnings from Practice in Humanitarian Response
Guidelines and Tools
This case study collection describes lessons learned from seven inclusive humanitarian cash transfer projects implemented from 2015 – 2020 in Niger, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, and Indonesia, and five ongoing projects from the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic responses. This good practice...
SHARE SPACE Do child grants lead to increased pregnancies? An evidence view from Asia and the Pacific
Despite strong evidence showing that broad-based cash transfers targeting pregnant women and young children reduce poverty, improve health, nutrition and education and increase economic growth, concerns are often raised among policymakers that these payments may increase incentives to have children, in...
CVA for Health Outcomes: From evidence to practice in MENA
Watch webinar recording here How can cash and voucher assistance be used to improve health outcomes for vulnerable people caught up in humanitarian crises? How is using CVA for health different to other forms of humanitarian cash programming? The CALP Network, with strong support from key stakeholders,...
Annex the CALP Network MENA study CVA for Health examples 2021
Guidelines and Tools
This protected spreadsheet is the accompanying Annex to the CALP Network study A ‘Stocktake’ of CVA for Health Outcomes in the MENA Region: Moving from Evidence to Practice’ and provides further details of the projects studied in the stocktaking exercise.
SPACE Social protection and climate change: scaling up ambition (Summary Brief)
Climate change, once perceived as a long-term environmental issue, is now an immediate threat to safety and prosperity, especially for the most vulnerable people that are hit hardest by increasing weather extremes. The impacts cannot be managed just by reducing greenhouse gas emissions or by small tweaks...
A ‘Stocktake’ of CVA for Health Outcomes in the MENA Region Moving from Evidence to Practice
This report sets out the findings from a ‘stocktake’ or rapid operational research study of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) for health outcomes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Countries in this study are drawn from Cash Learning Partnership’s (the CALP Network) Tier 1 group of...