The impact of cash transfers on resilience: A multi-country study

This study, based on experiences and data in three countries (Zimbabwe, Niger and Ethiopia) where CARE has delivered cash transfer programmes, analyses the extent to which receipt of cash contributes to resilience.

The study assesses the contribution of cash transfer programmes towards all capacities that help build resilience – anticipatory, absorptive, adaptive and transformative. It concludes that cash can effect change on multiple levels, and makes recommendations to maximise resilience building in future cash transfer programming.

  • Countries: Ethiopia, Niger, Zimbabwe, Global
  • Published: August 2017

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