Research 2015

CaLP’s research focus in 2015 has largely been on exploring the use of cash transfers in multiple sectors and as a multipurpose assistance delivery modality. Publications were produced under the following subjects:

Multipurpose Cash Assistance

Operational Guidance and Toolkit for Multipurpose Cash Grants  UNHCR, CaLP, DRC, OCHA, Oxfam, Save the Children, WFP

This toolkit provides comprehensive and practical guidance for humanitarian actors to assess the feasibility, conceptualise the design and structure the implementation of MPGs. The toolkit is available in online version and as PDF

 

Accountability

Voices and views of beneficiaries on unconditional cash transfers Democratic Republic of Congo, Nepal and the Philippines CaLP and IFCR

This study presents the views of the beneficiaries of humanitarian cash transfers programming in various contexts, to amplify their voices – as front-line “experts” and as their own best advocates – within the ongoing humanitarian sector discussion about the use of cash in crisis and disaster-affected settings.

Cash Transfers accross sectors

Guidance notes on Cash Transfers and Livelihoods – Latin America and West Africa. CaLP

Based on experience in Latin America and West Africa, those guidance notes seek to provide information about cash transfer programmes for livelihoods for humanitarian, development and government agency staff.

 

Scoping study - Emergency cash transfer programming in the WaSH and shelter sectorsCaLP

This study takes stock of recent advances in the use of cash transfer programming in the shelter and WaSH sectors to respond to emergencies, and provides recommendations to encourage quality cash transfer programming at scale in these sectors.

 

Preparedness

Cash Transfer Programming in the Arid & Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) of Kenya. CaLP

This case study documents lessons learned from working with county-level government staff on preparedness, contingency planning and coordination in relation to scalable CTP.

 

Coordination 

Cash coordination in the Philippines: A review of lessons learned during the response to super Typhoon HaiyanCaLP and UNHCR

This review documents lessons learned on the effectiveness of cash coordination during the initial three to four months of the response to Typhoon Haiyan, and to provide recommendations on inter-agency and cross-sectoral coordination.

This review documents lessons learned on the effectiveness of cash coordination during the initial three to four months of the response to Typhoon Haiyan, and to provide recommendations on inter-agency and cross-sectoral coordination.