Resource Library: Diet
Impacts of Food Vouchers on Local Markets: Reflections From CRS' Experience in Niger
Food vouchers, as well as Local and Regional Procurement programs, are assuming greater importance as alternatives to traditional food aid. Catholic Relief Services commissioned a study to analyze the effects of food vouchers and procurement programs in Project ADVANCE, which CRS implemented in Niger between August and October 2010. The lessons from this experience were taken into account in the design of food voucher program in 2011 in the same area.