Research and resources
June 08, 2022
Compounding Shocks and Resilient Food Security in Nigeria and Niger
A new assessment of compounding shocks affecting a key trade corridor between Nigeria and Niger signals a rising humanitarian crisis.
August 06, 2021
Leveraging Crisis Analysis Towards Resilience-building Responses
A study of Crisis Analytics, a rapid situational analysis tool, and its application to protracted crises in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
April 29, 2021
Protecting Development Gains in Ethiopia
Drawing on Mercy Corps Ethiopia’s experience, this brief advocates for using Crisis Modifiers, emergency funding mechanisms—to respond to shocks—protect development gains, and avoid backsliding.
April 21, 2021
Role of Markets In Strengthening Social Resilience Capacities in Northeast Nigeria
Through a case study of two market-based programs in northeast (NE) Nigeria, this learning brief sheds light on methods for strengthening important sources of resilience in protracted crises.
April 20, 2021
Harnessing Local Sources of Social Cohesion in Niger
This brief examines factors contributing to local-level variation in social cohesion for improving programming in areas prone to ongoing conflicts, natural disasters, and other shocks and stresses.