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Central African Republic: Building Community Resilience During Violent Conflict: Lessons Learned from Mercy Corps’ Stabilizing Vulnerable Communities Program in the Central African Republic (CAR)
Based on impressive results of the SVC program, Mercy Corps' new report advocates for sustained and increased investments in community-led conflict management and peacebuilding investments during complex crises.
Gender and Market Development: A framework for strengthening gender integration in market systems development
Mercy Corps makes recommendations for better integrating gender into market systems development programming.
Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Syria: Behind Them, a Homeland in Ruins: The Youth of Europe's Refugee Crisis
Mercy Corps' new research shines a light on the young refugees looking for hope and a new life.
Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Programming: A Nutrition-Sensitive Approach for Market-Based Agricultural Projects
In recent years, there has been an increasing interest among international development professionals in strengthening linkages between agriculture and nutrition in the communities where we work.
Jordan, Syria: From Jordan to Jihad: The Lure of Syria’s Violent Extremist Groups
Mercy Corps research seeks to better understand what drives Jordanians to fight in order to influence evolving policy and programming seeking to mitigate violence and promote stability.
Ethiopia: Adaptive Management Tools: Concept Notes System
Mercy Corps finds adaptive management is supported by four different but interconnected elements: Culture, People & Skills, Tools & Systems, and Enabling Environment. These elements are discussed in the context of one of Mercy Corps’ complex programs in pastoral Ethiopia.
DR Congo, Lebanon, Syria, Uganda: Cracking the Code: Enhancing Emergency Response & Resilience in Complex Crises
With people in poverty increasingly concentrated in fragile states, more effective and efficient ways must be found to resolve the underlying causes of those crises. In this report, Mercy Corps shares 5 case studies and provides concrete recommendations as to how the international community should engage in conflict-affected and fragile states.
The Voucher and Fair Implementation Guide
Vouchers are a type of cash transfer programming (CTP).
The Cash Transfer Programming Methodology Guide
An increasingly popular form of assistance in emergency and development settings, cash transfer programming (CTP) refers to any program where cash (or vouchers for goods or services) is directly pr
Labor and Market Assessment Guidance and Tip Sheets
Mercy Corps believes that effective workforce development and employability programs must start with the market.