WFP's push for cash-based transfers shows why 'good data' at UN Global Data Forum

Though only a fraction of humanitarian aid is devoted to cash-based transfers, the method of delivering aid in form of electronic vouchers, for example, has proven benefits, the WFP is showing.

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  • Amy Lieberman

    Amy Lieberman is the U.N. Correspondent for Devex. She covers the United Nations and reports on global development and politics. Amy previously worked as a freelance reporter, covering the environment, human rights, immigration, and health across the U.S. and in more than 10 countries, including Colombia, Mexico, Nepal, and Cambodia. Her coverage has appeared in the Guardian, the Atlantic, Slate, and the Los Angeles Times. A native New Yorker, Amy received her master’s degree in politics and government from Columbia’s School of Journalism.