In this section, you will find case studies, impact evaluations, reports and other technical documents about our programs.
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The Weaponization of Social Media
This assessment examines how social media has been used to drive or incite violence and to lay the foundation for effective, collaborative programming and initiatives to respond quickly and help protect already fragile communities.
The Role of the World Bank in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations
As the World Bank develops a new Fragility, Conflict and Violence (FCV) Strategy, this note explores the lessons learned since 2016 and provides recommendations for the Bank and its shareholders to consider moving forward.
South Sudan, Uganda: Facing Up to the Challenges
Building off the experience of a 12-month market systems development pilot responding to the latest influx of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda's West Nile region, this paper reflects on the challenges and learning questions teams face when designing, implementing and evaluating market programs in the context of wider relief efforts.
Jordan: What Works and What’s Next for Social Stability in Jordan?
Our research demonstrates that our conflict management program had a strong, positive, impact on social cohesion and stability between hosts and refugees.
Democracy and Governance Innovations in Fragile Contexts
This paper argues that the field of democracy and governance interventions must adapt to apply more usefully to fragile contexts, and surfaces examples of promising innovations.
Uganda: Paying for Darkness
This research considers Pay-as-you-go (PAYGo) solar energy markets as a mechanism to improve energy access for refugees. PAYGo makes solar systems accessible to consumers who otherwise could not afford a large upfront payment, by distributing purchasing costs over time.
Jordan: Making Mobile Money Work For All
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DR Congo: WASH Gender Status Index (GSI)
The Gender Status Index (GSI) is an adaptive management and decision-support tool to measure gender equity in WASH programs, and to direct WASH programming towards enhanced gender equity outcomes f
What We Know About Energy, Gender and GBV in Emergencies
What do 182 refugees, 48 humanitarian practitioners and 16 market actors have to say about our ability to meet the energy needs of women and girls in emergencies? Check out a new global report from Mercy Corps and the Women’s Refugee Commission to find out what we’re getting right, where we’re missing the mark, and how meeting energy needs can accelerate a wide range of humanitarian objectives.
DR Congo: Understanding the Impact of IMAGINE on Water Use in DR Congo
Mercy Corps is conducting collaborative research with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to address key research ques