In this section, you will find case studies, impact evaluations, reports and other technical documents about our programs.
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Nigeria: Does Peacebuilding Work in the Midst of Conflict?
Persistent violence between farmers and pastoralists in Nigeria has contributed to more than 7,000 deaths in the past five years and costs the Nigerian economy $13 billion a year. In response, Mercy Corps and a local partner implemented a peacebuilding program and tested its effects on the community.
Ethiopia: Enabling Resilience for Pastoral Communities: Impact and Results from PRIME
PRIME was a six-year $70 million USD USAID-led Feed the Future program that included a markets based and adaptive management approach to help pastoralists strengthen systems to simultaneously address economic needs and climate adaptation to increase resilience capacities.
Guatemala: Subsist or Persist? Assessing Drivers of Migration and Effects of Foreign Assistance Programs on Migration from the Northern Triangle
By examining programs focused on agriculture and urban violence prevention, this report integrates the wide-ranging voices and experiences of Guatemalans who are affected by policy decisions related to migration. The report concludes with recommendations on how U.S. policymakers can advance policies that address migration from Central America.
Jordan: Measuring the Impact of Refugee Labor Inclusion on the Host State Economy
Mercy Corps partnered with West Asia-North Africa (WANA) Institute, a non-profit policy think tank based in Amman, Jordan, on a series of research products to quantify and track labor integration i
Tunisia: Migration to and from Tunisia
Tunisia has become a key country at the crossroads of migration between Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa and Europe.
Syria: Adolescence Lost: Forced Adulthood and a Fragile Future for Syria's Next Generation
This study focuses on older adolescents, aged 14 to 19 years, to understand the conflict from their perspective and its consequences for their individual futures and the future of Syria.
South Sudan, Uganda: A Step Towards Resilience: Pioneering Market Systems Development in Humanitarian Response
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Iraq: Evidencing the Value for Money of the CCI’s Cash and Legal Programmes
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Nigeria: Borno Strategic Resilience Assessment
Mercy Corps conducted a Strategic Resilience Assessment in Borno State, Northeast Nigeria, with the goal of understanding resilience dynamics within protracted conflict and identifying key capacities to inform a theory of change for strengthening resilience in the immediate and medium-term.
South Sudan: The Currency of Connections
This report gives aid actors insights into localized social protection and support systems in South Sudan and the ways in which humanitarian aid, including cash transfer programming, can both complement and disrupt these systems.