Indonesia: SCOPE Learning Study
Reducing poverty and environmental impact in the Indonesian tofu and tempeh sector.
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.
Timor-Leste: Illuminating market systems development in fragile environments
This learning study looks at the challenges and lessons learned by Mercy Corps' Energy For All (E4A) program in Timor-Leste, which facilitated existing actors to build a sustainable market for solar energy products and clean cookstoves.
Uganda: What motivates women to buy?
Working with improved cookstove suppliers, distributors and retailers, we've devised scalable sales, marketing and financing strategies to ensure a product built for women reaches them.
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
Uganda: Building an Empowered Karamoja: STRESS Summary and Capacities
Mercy Corps and their partners deepened their understanding of vulnerability and resilience in Karamoja and identified a set of resilience capacities.
Central African Republic, Colombia, Guatemala, Iraq, Jordan, Nigeria: An Ounce of Prevention
Why increasing investment in conflict prevention is worth more than a "pound of cure" in addressing the displacement crises.
Indonesia, Uganda, Zimbabwe: AgriFin Mobile: Product Development and Defining the Stages of Bundling
AgriFin Mobile’s 2015-16 eBook discusses the process of developing products and services for ru
Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines: Urban Resilience Measurement
Mercy Corps recently developed a training curriculum and approach guide on urban resilience measurement.
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.