Resilience at Mercy Corps August 1, 2013
For Mercy Corps, resilience is defined as the capacity of communities in complex socio-ecological systems to learn, cope, adapt, and transform in the face of shocks and stresses.
Timor-Leste: Women's Empowerment and Childhood Malnutrition in Timor-Leste March 11, 2014
Timor-Leste remains one of the poorest countries in Asia, by all development indicators.
Indonesia: Market Assessment for Agricultural Value-Chain Payments via Mobile Technology March 11, 2014
Indonesia is an agricultural country. This fact implies that majority of Indonesia’s population is working in the agricultural sector.
Lebanon: Political, Economic and Social Instability in Lebanon March 10, 2014
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Jordan: Tapped Out: Water scarcity and refugee pressures in Jordan March 9, 2014
Jordan, one of the world’s driest countries, is dumping much of its water into the sand. This new report outlines urgent needs and key recommendations to guide immediate and long-term interventions.
Indonesia: Beneficiary Story: A farmer of 30 years turns to mobile information services to protect investments and improve productivity March 9, 2014
Pak Haji Muhyi has been rice farming for almost 30 years, but even with his experience he has fallen victim to unscrupulous suppliers, who misinformed him about seed varieties, costing him an entir
Uganda: Case Study: Building ag value chain network to increase farmers’ usage of mobile technology March 9, 2014
For farmers in northern Uganda, one of the main obstacles in accessing mobile phone services is a lack of Mobile Network Operator (MNO) agents in their area.
Syria: Charting a new course: Re-thinking the Syrian refugee response December 16, 2013
This policy paper focuses on the refugee impact within host countries — particularly Jordan and Lebanon, where Mercy Corps implements the majority of our refugee response programs and is currently
Indonesia: Building 100 Resilient Cities December 3, 2013
We know that the human and economic costs of disasters are most felt in urban centers, and these costs are only going to soar as cities grow and become more interconnected.
Africa Drylands Resilience Capacity Statement November 27, 2013
Mercy Corps has been working on resilience-focused programming in Africa since 2004, with a current portfolio of over $200 million in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, Uganda, and Sou