Research & Resources
June 09, 2015
Stabilization & Resilience in Protracted, Politically-Induced Emergencies: A Case Study
In the report, "Stabilization and Resilience in Protracted Politically-Induced Emergencies", Mercy Corps and UN Development Programme (UNDP) explore how to build a resilience approach into humanitarian and development programming in the context of Lebanon, a country deeply impacted by the Syria crisis.
April 28, 2015
Value Chain Assessment in Bekaa Valley
With support from the European Union, Mercy Corps conducted a market value chain analysis in Bekaa Valley to inform a series of agriculture programming. Using these assessments, Mercy Corps is focused on building greater market linkages for small farmers focused on tomato production and small ruminants, i.e. goats and sheep, for milk production.
April 28, 2015
South Lebanon Labor Market Assessment
Youth are currently the most under-employed group in Lebanon. To address this critical concern, Mercy Corps implemented a European Union-funded program in South Lebanon that provided skills-based training to young people through private sector actors and then linked them to potential employment opportunties to build greater self-reliance.
September 17, 2014
Adolescence is a critical time for young boys and girls, and within the Syria Crisis Response, they require specific and targeted programming that addresses their needs.
March 27, 2014
The Role of Municipalities in the Syria Refugee Crisis
Mercy Corps, with funding from the British Embassy in Beirut, conducted extensive assessments of 12 municipalities in Lebanon's "hot spots" to better understand how municipalities are responding to the Syria refugee crisis.