What COVID-19 means for people living in fragile places
COVID-19 is eroding progress in some of the world’s most fragile places, but by redoubling our efforts, we have an opportunity to reduce the pandemic’s impacts on the most vulnerable.
July 16, 2020
Who is responsible for supporting gig workers left vulnerable by COVID-19?
It’s apparent that an ecosystem-wide approach is needed to design a solution that guarantees protection for workers.
May 18, 2020
Desert locusts in East Africa: A plague of another order
As communities brace against COVID-19, a desert locust plague in East Africa threatens to drive hunger rates to unprecedented levels.
February 06, 2020
Opening the future for young people in Kenya
In a country where young people make up two thirds of the unemployment rate, a mobile app is building the next generation of entrepreneurs.
December 09, 2019
Relying on rainfall: How one community in Kenya is affected by climate change
Once losing their crops to increased drought, one farming community in Kenya is now using a simple set of tools to grow their livelihoods and take on climate change.
November 19, 2019
Partnering with NASA to find solutions from the sky
Through a new partnership with NASA, Mercy Corps is expanding our AgriFin project to connect farmers with satellite data. State-of-the-art imagery and analysis will help small-holder farmers manage their crops and adapt to climate change.