2016 Transfer Project Workshop Presentations

Day 1

Session 1: Welcome and setting the scene

“The genesis and future of the Transfer Project and objectives of the workshop” Natalia Winder-Rossi (FAO Rome) and Jennifer Yablonski (UNICEF New York)

Session 2: Overviews from the Transfer Project

“Cash transfers and human capital development: Evidence, gaps and potential” Ashu Handa (UNICEF Office of Research—Innocenti, UNC) 

“Cash transfers and safe transition to adulthood: Evidence, gaps and potential” Tia Palermo (UNICEF Office of Research—Innocenti, SUNY Stonybrook)

“Cash transfers and productive impacts: Evidence, gaps and potential” Benjamin Davis (FAO Rome)

Session 3: Country case studies Part 1

“The Ethiopian Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP)” Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse (IFPRI Ethiopia)/UNICEF Ethiopia/MoLSA

Session 4: Introducing Cash ‘plus’ (in agriculture and services)

“Combined effects and synergies between agricultural and social protection interventions: what is the evidence so far?” Fabio Veras Soares (IPC-IG/Independent Consultant -Study commissioned by FAO) 

“Linking safety net clients with social services: What could be possible pathways to increase access to health services?” Anne Bossuyt (Consultant, UNICEF Ethiopia)

Session 5: Cash ‘plus’ in agriculture and livelihoods

“Lesotho: The Child Grant Programme + homestead gardening + SPRINGS” Yves Klompenhouwer (FAO Lesotho)

“Cash + livelihoods: Examples from Tanzania’s national programming” Fariji Mishael (PSSN Tanzania) and Beatrice Targa (UNICEF Tanzania) 

“Relevance of linkages between Zambia’s CGP and agriculture: farmers’ efficiency and market participation” Silvio Daidone (FAO Rome) 

Day 2

Session 6: Country case studies Part 2

“The contribution of the Zambian evaluations to development policy: Comparison of cumulative overall impacts of the CGP vs MCTG” Ashu Handa (UNICEF Office of Research—Innocenti, UNC)  

“The Philippines Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program: Keeping Children Healthy and In School” Rosela Agcaoili (UNICEF Philippines)

Session 7: Country case studies Part 3

“Three year impact results from the Malawi Social Cash Transfer Programme” Gustavo Angeles (UNC)

“Malawi FISP/SCT interactions” Silvio Daidone (FAO Rome)

Session 8: What have we learned from qualitative research?

“Ghana: LEAP 1000: Qualitative baseline findings” Clare Barrington (UNC) 

“Malawi Photovoice study on resilience” Sara Abdoulayi (UNC)  

“Rwanda VUP program” Pamela Pozamy (GSDRC)

Session 9: Country case studies Part 4

“Thailand’s Child Grant Programme” Somchai Jitsuchon (Thailand Development Research Institute) and Teppawan Pornawalai (Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, Thailand)

Session 10: Cash ‘plus’ for human capital

“Cash + services: Experience of the Zimbabwe Harmonised Social Cash Transfer” Leon Muwoni, UNICEF Zimbabwe 

“Ghana LEAP and LEAP 1000: Linkages to health insurance and health services” Peter Ragno (UNICEF Ghana) 

"Transfer Monétaire pour le Développent Humain + health and education components" Gabriela Guerrero Serdan, UNICEF Madagascar

Day 3

Session 11: Innovation

“Can transfers reduce violence?: Evidence from cash, food and voucher pilot in Ecuador and implications for the Transfer Project” Amber Peterman (UNICEF Office of Research—Innocenti) 

“Give Directly: Innovative outcomes and program design components from East Africa” Joe Huston (Give Directly) 

“E-payments: Lessons from Malawi” James Gausi (Save the Children, Malawi) 

Session 12: Roundtables

Discussions occurred over lunch

Session 13: What’s cooking?

“Mozambique: Implementation and evaluation plans” Rita Neves (UNICEF Mozambique) 

“Zambia: Scale-up and harmonization” Stanfield Michelo (MCDMCH, Government of Zambia) 

“Senegal: Bourse Familiale” Papa Malick Gningue (Délégation Generale à la Protection Sociale)

Session 14: Closing and next steps

Closing - Ashu Handa (UNICEF Office of Research—Innocenti, UNC) and Benjamin Davis (FAO, Rome)