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Dihad dubai sdc's cash experience

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Dihad dubai sdc's cash experience

  1. 1. Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC Pushing Innovation in Humanitarian Aid SDC‘s Experience with Cash-Based Projects
  2. 2. Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC SDC EXPERIENCE WITH CASH BASED PROJECTS Cash projects – what is it?  Cash instead of in-kind assistance  Implementation modality  Preconditions fulfilled  Money or voucher  Key factors for success
  3. 3. Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC SDC EXPERIENCE WITH CASH BASED PROJECTS Cash projects – SDC experiences  Since 1999  More than 30 projects  In emergencies, early recovery, reconstruction  Budgets from $ 1 mio - $ 22 mio  From Mongolia to Haiti  Implemented in fragile contexts  Growing number of cash project partners
  4. 4. Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC SDC‘s EXPERIENCE WITH CASH-BASED PROJECTS Key findings from SDC‘s experience: Cash-based projects are:  More cost-efficient than in-kind projects  Empower victims and stimulate the local economy  Not prone to increased misuse or corruption And: Unconditional larger amounts lead to best impact
  5. 5. Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC SDC‘s EXPERIENCE WITH CASH-BASED PROJECTS Pushing further: Use of Cash in Immediate Disaster Response  Cash for Work – Haiti after earthquake 2010  Assessments of other cash options
  6. 6. Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC SDC EXPERIENCE WITH CASH BASED PROJECTS Never say never:Cash projects in Somalia • Complex in-kind assistance • Working markets • Money transfer systems „Cash for food“ as solution for 70‘000 persons

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