Mercy Corps' work across the world is carried out through the lens of various technical sectors, combining to create a holistic approach that helps communities meet their challenges. We have a strong commitment to the monitoring and evaluation of these projects — by internal and external evaluators — to ensure the effectiveness and sustainability of our work. Mercy Corps is also committed to sharing its best practices and lessons learned with the broader non-governmental organization (NGO) community. In this section, you will find case studies, evaluations, reports and other technical documents about our programs.
Somalia: What Really Matters for Resilience? November 22, 2013
What really matters for resilience?
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.
Elevating the Community's Agenda: Honing USAID Forward's Approach to Local Ownership July 9, 2013
Mercy Corps' Elevating the Community’s Agenda: Honing USAID Forward’s Approach to Local Ownership provides recommendations to USAID for putting effective local ownership into practice.