In this section, you will find case studies, impact evaluations, reports and other technical documents about our programs.
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Niger, Nigeria: Lake Chad Basin: Position Paper
This paper outlines our long-term vision for alleviating the immediate suffering, poverty and oppression of conflict-affected populations and improving the conditions to enable long-term, resilient development in the Lake Chad Basin.
Nigeria: Rapid Assessment: Dikwa and Ngala Local Government Areas, Borno State
Mercy Corps conducted a rapid assessment to establish the severity and range of humanitarian needs of internally displaced persons and host community members to inform programmatic responses.
Ethiopia, Zimbabwe: Can E-transfers Promote Financial Inclusion in an Emergency: Three Case Studies
The Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network, convened by Mercy Corps, undertook research to improve the impact of humanitarian cash transfers.
Ethiopia: Enhancing Resilience to Severe Drought: What Works?
This unique impact evaluation is among the first to rigorously evaluate the effects of a resilience-focused project in the face of a severe shock.
Greece: Don't Forget Us: Voices of Young Refugees and Migrants in Greece
Mercy Corps and the Norwegian Refugee Council shares the voices of adolescent refugees in Greece through a report about their experiences.
Nigeria: Role of Religion and Religious Leaders in Farmer-Pastoralist Conflict in Plateau State
Mercy Corps Nigeria conducted qualitative research on the role of religious leaders and their impact on reducing violence by examining its Inter-religious Peacebuilding in Northern Nigeria (IPNN) program.
Jordan, Syria: Advancing Adolescents: Evidence on the Impact of Psychosocial Support for Syrian Refugee and Jordanian Adolescents
Mercy Corps undertook a rigorous impact evaluation to fill an evidence gap. Findings point to the efficacy of holistic, science-based psychosocial support interventions in complex emergency settings.
India: Transforming Chennai: Building micro, small and medium enterprise resilience to water-related environmental change
Mercy Corps partnered with Okapi Research & Advisory to develop a deeper understanding of the factors that affected firms’ flood exposure, extent of immediate losses, and recovery times.
Somalia: Critical Choices: Assessing the Effects of Education and Civic Engagement on Somali Youths' Propensity Towards Violence
Mercy Corps undertook a rigorous impact evaluation to fill a knowledge gap and look at what works to reduce violence.
Nigeria: The untold crisis of the Lake Chad basin
Mercy Corps is deeply concerned about the suffering in the areas of Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria bordering Lake Chad. As access to previously inaccessible communities increases, we are uncovering untold horrors of famine, malnutrition, and widespread gender based violence. The level of trauma will take years to mend. Suffering from the conflict has been compounded by numerous other factors: decades of poor governance; extreme poverty; mismanagement of natural resources and climate change.