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Cash and Markets

The Cash and Markets Technical Working Group is chaired by Johannes (German Toilet Organisation) – johannes.rueck@germantoilet.org

Useful Information

Objectives

The main objective of the GWC Cash and Markets Working Group is to strengthen the GWC members’ understanding of and engagement with market-based approaches, and to explore and build evidence on market-based approaches in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

Members

The members of the Cash and Markets Working Group - Contact list here

Please contact globalwashcluster@unicef.org to request membership and more information.

As one of its strategic principles, the GWC works in partnership with all WASH actors, including local and national actors, non-governmental organizations, academia and the private sector, to find solutions to needs for cash and markets in humanitarian contexts. The Working Group members commit to active participation on a yearly basis.

 

Key working documents

Technical guidance and resources

Webinars:

In 2020 and 2021, the GWC Cash and Markets Working Group, in collaboration with Pro-WASH and CaLP developed a series of webinars on market-based programming in WASH in emergencies. This included:

1. GWC introductory webinar on cash and markets (in English, French, Spanish and Arabic)

2. Launch of the evidence-building study (in English, French, Spanish and Arabic)

3. Launch of the market-based programming guidance (in English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Portuguese)

4. Country support webinars:

  • Webinar 1 (29 September 2021):

Recording (French): PRO-WASH Working Session

Presentations

  • Webinar 2 (6 October 2021):

Recordings:

English: Regional MBP for Emergency WASH Webinar

Spanish: Spanish Cluster Recording

French: French Cluster Recording

Presentations

  • Webinar 3 (13 October 2021):

Recordings:

English: Market-Based Programming Webinar (English)

Arabic: Market-Based Programming Webinar (Arabic)

Portuguese: Market-Based Programming Webinar (Portuguese)

Presentations

 

Technical resources:

Since 2015, the Cash and Markets Working Group has developed a number of key resources on cash and markets, as part of a Resource Center. These resources are:

 

Trainings:

Based on the finding of the evidence-building study and on the MBP 4 WASH Guidance, the GWC developed a flagship training course for MBP 4 WASH in emergencies. It is a four-week online course.

Helpdesk

For more information or to request support on Cash and Markets, please contact Johannes Rueck or Dana Cristescu or globalwashcluster@unicef.org.

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