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The CALP Network provides capacity building, technical and coordination support to strengthen the community of practice in North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. The CALP Network Americas office is located in Washington, DC and has a presence in Panama City, Panama.

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Strategies for Development in Conflict Affected Countries in the ESCWA Region: The role of the state and private sector

Report

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...

2009

Cash-Based Solutions in Shelter and Settlements : Humanitarian Response Case Study, West Sumatra, Indonesia

Report

In many emergencies, shelter programs are implemented by the distribution of shelter or construction materials, so that CRS’ (Catholic Relief Service) program participants does not have to deal with procurement or the open market. Under certain circumstances (availability of local market, cultural...

2009

The use of cash and vouchers in humanitarian crises: DG ECHO funding guidelines

Guidelines and Tools

A brief guide to assist programme staff in writing funding proposals for cash-based interventions. A humanitarian guidance note about cash transfer programming is also available.

2009

Case Study: Indonesia – Sumatra 2009

Report

On 30th September 2009 a series of earthquakes struck West Sumatra, not far from the provincial capital of Padang. 13 out of the 19 districts in West Sumatra province were affected. Between earthquakes and landslides nearly 250,000 houses were destroyed or heavily damaged. This case study examines the...

2009

Money Matters: An evaluation of the use of cash grants in UNHCR’s voluntary repatriation and reintegration programme in Burundi

Report

To access another publication available in this series, titled ‘The Use of Cash Grants in UNHCR Voluntary Repatriation Operations: Report of a Lessons Learned Workshop’, please click here.  There has been growing interest in recent years in the use of cash grants as a humanitarian assistance and...

2009

Comment les Transferts d’argent Liquide Peuvent Améliorer la Nutrition des Enfants les Plus Pauvres: Évaluation d’un projet pilote de filet de sécurité dans le sud du Niger

Rapport

Ce rapport présente les principaux résultats d’une évaluation d’un projet pilote de transferts d’argent liquide de Save the Children en faveur de 1 500 foyers parmi les plus pauvres dans le district de Tessaoua, dans la région de Maradi, au Niger. Les résultats de cette évaluation...

2009

From Food Crisis to Fair Trade: Livelihoods analysis, protection and support in emergencies

Report

This document aims to collate and analyse experiences of livelihoods programming in emergencies. It provides an overview of what livelihoods programming is and gives examples of the range of interventions that are possible in emergencies. Different types of livelihoods programmes are then described...

2009

Choice, Dignity and Empowerment? Cash and Food Transfers in Swaziland: An evaluation of Save the Children’s Emergency Drought Response

Report

This evaluation report looks at the Save the Children’s cash transfer project, which was a response to the 2007/8 food crisis in Swaziland, with the aim of not only providing humanitarian assistance but also as a way to break the dependency of rural families on food aid. Selected beneficiaries were...

2008

Case Study of the Poultry and Grape/Raisin subsectors in Afghanistan: Guided case study in value chain development for conflict-affected environments

Report

Is the value chain approach effective for restoring market-based economic activity in a severely affected post-conflict environment?. The goal of this study is to gather empirical evidence to  answer this question, looking at the role of the value chain approach in the work of USAID’s Rebuilding...

2008

A Synthesis of Practical Lessons from Value Chain Projects in Conflict Affected Environments

Report

Over the last year, at the behest of USAID, 10 organizations captured results and lessons learned from projects that used value chain programming in conflict-affected environments. The goal of this paper is to extract larger lessons that emerge from these implementing organizations and the programs they...

2008