The purpose of the CMWG is to facilitate and support the mainstreaming of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and other Market Based Approaches in the food security sector in close coordination with other clusters and cash and market working groups.  


  • Objective 1: Sharing, Learning and Innovation: The CMWG shall work to undertake knowledge management of existing resources, disseminate, and promote best practice and share learning and innovation with Food Security partners.
  • Objective 2: Technical Support and Capacity Building: The CMWG will further provide technical support and capacity building on CVA to FSC members and Coordinators in the field and to all Food Security cluster stakeholders. 

The CMWG comprises 2 chairs and is supported by the gFSC secretariat.

The Co-chairs are Corrie Sissons ( and Aftab Alam (; the gFSC focal point is: Giovanni Lacosta (

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