Helping communities through global pandemic
As the world works to contain the spread of COVID-19, our teams are helping vulnerable communities on the front lines of crisis.
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.
May 08, 2020
The facts: What you need to know about global hunger
The hunger cycle has millions of families in its grip. Why don't they have the food they need — and what effect will COVID-19 have on the crisis?
December 13, 2019
The Libra opportunity for smallholder farmers
Libra could have an impact on smallholder farmers found predominantly outside of formal financial systems.
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.