This paper describes how DFID and Crown Agents came up with an innovative market-based solution that supported the stabilisation of the grain markets, thus providing essential support to CARE’s and Worldvision’s large-scale humanitarian cash-based response.
Business-based solutions in humanitarian crises: Lessons from Zimbabwe
During 2016/17, a national liquidity crisis hit Zimbabwe which meant physical cash was scarce. At the same time, Zimbabwe was experiencing a food security humanitarian crisis following two consecutive droughts.
- Countries: Zimbabwe
- Co-authors: Crown Agents
- Published: November 2018