An evaluation of the effects and a cost benefit analysis of the cash modality scale up for refugees and host communities in Kakuma and Dadaab in Kenya

Client: WFP
Years: 2017-2018
Area of research: Sub-Saharan Africa
Publication: Evaluation report

To assess the effects of the cash transfer modality as part of the “mixed” food assistance package consisting of both “in kind” and “cash transfers” for the general refugee population. To assess how scaling up of the cash transfers affects the net distribution of costs & benefits and develop a model that will help WFP determine the most effective and efficient mix between food and cash, given available resources.