Afghanistan, Colombia, Somalia: Youth & Consequences: Unemployment, Injustice and Violence
Getting youth development right has never been more pressing. Countering narratives of grievance, along with offering a better vision of the future, is the job of development. The question is how to do it.
Mercy Corps' Research Partnerships
As part of its commitment to learning, Mercy Corps partners with a large range of academic institutions, think tanks and peer organizations from across the globe to engage on research and evaluatio
Nepal: Energy Access in Mercy Corps Nepal's Earthquake Response
In April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, the most powerful to occur in the region in 80 years. This article in HEDON boiling point magazine focuses on the impacts of access to improved ‘Tier 1’ energy products in Mercy Corps’ Nepal earthquake response efforts.
Niger: Strategic Resilience Assessment in Niger
Mercy Corps digs deeper to better understand the complex systems that support food security in the Sahel's fastest growing country.
ADAPTing Aid: Lessons from Six Case Studies
In 2015 the IRC and Mercy Corps joined forces to launch ADAPT (Analysis Driven Agile Programming Techniques) to research, innovate and field test adaptive management techniques for the sector.
Nepal: PAHAL PROGRAM - STRATEGIC RESILIENCE ASSESSMENT (STRESS) REPORT
The Promoting Agriculture, Health and Alternative Livelihoods (PAHAL) program is a $37 million, five-year USAID initiative designed to achieve food security among vulnerable populations in the hill an
The Power of the Purse
The Power of the Purse (POP) pilot was funded jointly by USAID and the Act for Impact grant
Nigeria: Motivations and Empty Promises: Voices of Former Boko Haram Combatants and Nigerian Youth
New Mercy Corps research investigates key motives for youth to join Boko Haram.
Syria: Age of Unrest: Syrian Refugee Youth at the Crossroads
Each day that passes degrades our ability to help young Syrian refugees repair themselves before bitter experience hardens into habit. Here is the way forward.
Youth Employment Cheat Sheet
It’s time to change the narrative on youth.