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Ukraine CTP Case Study
This case study examines the first ever Red Cross cash transfer initiative in the European Zone of the International Federation, as part of a home restoration programme in Ukraine following a devastating storm. The report details response analysis, rationale, programme summary, perceived impacts and...
Helpdesk Research Report: Beneficiaries’ perspectives in research on cash transfer and social protection programmes
Query: What research, academic, NGO or government, has included the perspectives of beneficiaries of cash transfer or social protection programmes in developing countries and what results have emerged and how robust has been this participatory qualitative evidence? Are there any lessons learnt from the...
Report: ECHO Roundtable "Scaling Up Cash Transfer Programming in Emergencies"
This 3-page report sums up the main points raised at the ECHO / WFP hosted roundtable on “Scaling Up Cash Transfer Programming in Emergencies”, 23 September 2011. The roundtable focused on the scaling-up of Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) in emergencies, more specifically for the provision of...
Cash Transfers in Emergencies: Evaluating Benefits and Assessing Risks
In terms of both theory and practice, there appears to be a strong case for cash-based responses to food emergencies where the supply and market conditions are appropriate. Amartya Sen’s work on entitlements offers a solid theoretical base for cash transfers, and the practical experience so far, limited...