Research and resources
Explore case studies, impact evaluations, reports, and other technical documents about our programs. Learn about our research partnerships, and please contact us if you have any questions.
April 26, 2019
Subsist or Persist? Assessing Drivers of Migration and Effects of Foreign Assistance Programs on Migration from the Northern Triangle
Drawing on pre-existing research and new research from Mercy Corps Guatemala programs, this report examines factors causing people to flee Central America — including economic hardship, climate change, and violence — and the links between development programs in the region and migration.
September 15, 2016
An Ounce of Prevention
Why increasing investment in conflict prevention is worth more than a "pound of cure" in addressing the displacement crises.
April 03, 2015
Successes and Setbacks: Mediating Land Conflicts in Rural Guatemala
Report on Mercy Corps land conflict mediation program, Tierras ("land" or "earth" in Spanish), designed to address the violent land conflicts in Guatemala that undermine economic productivity and jeopardize livelihoods.