The Transfer Project is a multi-country cash transfer research initiative. Established in 2008, the project is a collaborative network between UNICEF Innocenti, FAO, University of North Carolina, UNICEF Regional and Country Offices, national governments, and local research partners. The Transfer Project is a thought leader on cash transfers in Africa. We go beyond measuring typical economic outcomes to find out if and how cash transfers impact other aspects of people’s lives.
Exploring mechanisms linking cash plus programming and intimate partner violence in Ghana
This study explores how Ghana's LEAP 1000 cash plus programme influenced experiences of intimate partner violence.
Do Conditional Cash Transfers Improve Mental Health?
This study examines the impacts of Tanzania’s government-run conditional cash transfer program on depressive symptoms of youth aged 14–28.
More Evidence on the Impact of Government Social Protection in Sub Saharan Africa: Ghana, Malawi and Zimbabwe
46 countries in Africa have state-sponsored social protection. This paper presents evidence on the overall impacts of state-sponsored cash transfer programmes in three countries.