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FAO Cash Transfer Policy

FAO supports the use of cash‐ based transfers (CTs) as tools to save lives, restore livelihoods and increase resilience by promoting enhanced agricultural production and food and nutrition security in times of disaster, conflict and economic shock, and to support longer‐term development and social protection initiatives. CTs have proven to be effective tools for improving several aspects of food security including access, availability, stability and utilization.  

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Original Publication Date: 
01 Nov 2012
Document type: 
Policy and Guidance