Nutrition and cash-based interventions

The document can also be found on the website of FAO at This Note is designed to offer technical guidance in implementing cash-based interventions (CBIs) that maximize nutrition outcomes, either in humanitarian contexts or embedded within social-protection policies. It can be used by anyone involved in designing and implementing CBIs or related activities to help them integrate nutrition outcomes in their work, and also by those involved in developing nutritional policies and strategies. It presents a brief background to the topic of CBIs, the theoretical framework that supports the linkages between CBIs and nutrition outcomes, a summary of the evidence on the topic, and a practical, step-by-step approach to integrating nutrition into CBIs. This resource is part of the collection ''Empowering local livelihoods through cash-based programming.'' Collections are monitored daily and new content is added.