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Cash is no riskier than other forms of aid. So why do we still treat in-kind like the safer option?

The first in a new series of blogs on cash and voucher assistance and risk, this article from CaLP’s Stefan Bumbacher debunks some common myths around the risk of misappropriation and fraud in CVA.

posted by Stefan Bumbacher  13.3.19


#GenderCash: One year on from the Nairobi Gender Symposium

Together our members and partners have strengthened the evidence base and advanced the debate around gender and cash and voucher assistance. Looking ahead, how can we ensure we turn talk into action to deliver quality CVA for everyone?

posted by Lynn Yoshikawa and Tegan Rogers  08.3.19


Key donors publish 'Common Donor Approach to humanitarian cash programming' - read the statement in full here.

Donors from Australia, Canada, Denmark, EU/DG ECHO, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA set out a shared vision and principles which will guide their support for cash programming, a significant step towards stronger donor coordination.

posted by CaLP  06.3.19


The UN Common Cash Platform: What does it mean and how is the IRC responding?

The principals of OCHA, UNHCR, WFP and UNICEF recently announced their commitment to develop a shared platform for cash programming. In this guest blog, Elizabeth Tromans from the International Rescue Committee examines the implications and proposes some collective steps forward.

posted by Elizabeth Tromans, International Rescue Committee  05.3.19


Cash Enthusiast’s Guide to Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships week

The fifth Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week will be taking place from 4-8 February in Geneva. Here is CaLP's guide to the key cash- and cash-adjacent events attendees should consider dropping in on. 

posted by CaLP  01.2.19


Networks and collective action : hard-truths and top tips

In this guest blog, independent humanitarian consultant and former programme coordinator for CaLP, Isabelle Pelly, shares her advice for leveraging the power of networks for collective action.

posted by Tegan Rogers  29.1.19