DigCBA: Responsible Use of Digital Cash-Based Assistance in Refugee Crises
Date: December 2021- December 2024
Aim of the project: The DigCBA project is aimed to design, develop and evaluate an evidence-based framework for the use of technologies to deliver CBA to refugees effectively and efficiently using the stakeholder-centred approach inclusive of beneficiaries, humanitarian organizations, international and local non-governmental organizations, donors, and business partners.
Funded by: Norwegian Research Council (Project number: 325437 - FORSKER21)
Countries of project partners: Norway, Finland, Germany and Uganda
Key academic partners: University of Agder (UiA) (Project coordinator), HUMLOG Institute- Hanken School of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU), Makerere University (Uganda).
Key practitioners' reference group: Norwegian Refugee Council, Danish Red Cross, Finnish Red Cross, IFRC, UN-WFP, Oxfam Australia.
Project Team members at the HUMLOG Institute: Dr Wojciech Piotrowicz (PI), Dr Graham Heaslip (Advisor), ,Dr. Abdelsalam Hamid Abaka (Project Researcher), Dr Amin Magshoudi (Project Researcher), Russell Harpring (PhD candidate)r, and Kristjana Adalgeirsdottir (Project Coordinator).