Research and resources
March 01, 2021
Together with the Signal Program at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Mercy Corps has put together a package of research, guidance toolkit and accompanying white paper for teams looking to implement WiFi.
February 26, 2021
One Year On: Paying for Darkness
This paper summarizes the outputs of a short evaluation undertaken in early 2020 to assess the intervention’s impact, and extract learning for future interventions.
December 18, 2020
Responsible Data Toolkit
This toolkit shares principles for the transparent, secure and responsible use of personal data, and provides materials that enable incorporation of responsible data principles into everyone’s daily work.
November 18, 2020
The Next Generation Humanitarian Distributed Platform
This report calls for the development of a shared, sector-wide “blockchain for good” to allow the aid sector to better automate and track processes in real-time, and maintain secure records.
November 06, 2020
Addressing the Climate-Conflict Nexus in Fragile States
While climate variability is associated with the onset of conflict, improvements in local state capacity may enable responsiveness to climate-related challenges that give rise to conflict.