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CaLP’s 2018 Glossary: The key updates you need to know

The CaLP Glossary is a comprehensive list of the terminology used in cash and voucher assistance, updated annually to reflect evolutions in which terms are used and how. CaLP's Ruth McCormack summaries the major revisions in the 2018 edition.

posted by Ruth McCormack  13.12.18


Volume 3 of our #GenderCash collection launches in English and French for Human Rights Day

To mark the end of '16 days of activism to end violence against women', CaLP publishes research from Women’s Refugee Commission, International Rescue Committee, Girls Education South Sudan and Charlie Goldsmith Associates.

posted by Tegan Rogers  10.12.18


New Common Cash System announced by WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF and OCHA

On 5 December 2018 WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF and OCHA announced the launch of a joint system for the design, delivery and monitoring of cash assistance. 

posted by Cash Learning Partnership  05.12.18


Cash Week 2018: Looking around and looking ahead

Cash Week 2018 aimed to do two things: challenge us all to think differently about our work and to carve out a space to do so. In this blog, CaLP's Sophie Tholstrup reflects on the key debates from the week, and asks how we can build on this momentum and identify new ways of working to meet humanitarian need more effectively.

posted by Sophie Tholstrup  26.11.18


Standards on cash and markets: time to raise the bar

The volume and complexity of humanitarian action has grown significantly over the last three decades, along with the range of actors providing assistance. The 2018 Sphere handbook addresses these major shifts with a new set of standards - and an increased emphasis on cash and markets.

posted by Isabelle Pelly and Stefan Bumbacher  20.11.18


It’s humanitarian planning season! Ten tips for strengthening the inclusion of cash assistance as part of the HRP process

The humanitarian response planning process is a key time for ensuring a more systematic consideration of cash and voucher assistance. But familiar barriers prevent Cash Working Groups engaging in the process. CaLP's Nathalie Cissokho and Sophie Tholstrup share tips on how to overcome them.

posted by Nathalie Cissokho and Sophie Tholstrup  31.10.18