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.
May 17, 2022
CATALYSE: Communities Acting Together
The CATALYSE Guide outlines Mercy Corps’ proven approach to mobilizing communities for peaceful, community-led change.
January 21, 2022
Community Development and Sustainability
A report on community development through advocacy, influence, and social behavior change. It highlights the role of the government in strengthening sustainability of program activities.
October 28, 2021
Weathering the COVID-19 Storm
A report on strengthening resilience for adolescent girls and vulnerable communities amidst COVID-19. These communities continue participating in peacebuilding and climate change action for development.
March 17, 2021
Understanding the Links Between Social Cohesion and Violence
This brief presents an analysis of baseline data from Mercy Corps’ USAID-funded Preventing Violent Extremism Actions through increased social cohesion Efforts project, being implemented in the Tillabéri region of Niger.
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.