Research and resources
April 05, 2021
“I Could Not Sleep While They Were Hungry”
This brief presents initial findings from a study in Yemen, to showcase why informal support networks are critical to households’ ability to survive and cope in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
November 08, 2018
Food Security Strategies for Complex Crises
While often food security response in conflict environments is one-dimensional, Mercy Corps’ food security approach requires taking a multi-sectoral approach to building food security.
February 22, 2018
Conflict Analysis in Bouar, CAR
Mercy Corps in the Central African Republic (CAR) recently carried out a conflict analysis which provides an in-depth look at the actors, interests, and drivers of conflict in the Bouar region, while also providing recommendations aimed at de-escalating the conflict.
February 01, 2018
Refugee Markets Brief: The power of markets to support refugee economic opportunities in West Nile, Uganda
December 08, 2017
Resilience Design in Smallholder Farming Systems Approach
Mercy Corps developed the Resilience Design (RD) in Smallholder Farming Systems Approach to help farmers and those who support them build a more productive and resilient farming system.
December 01, 2017
Strategic Resilience Assessment in South Kivu
The Strategic Resilience Assessment (STRESS) showed how the complex interplay of repeated conflict, economic and ecological shocks and stresses has weakened not only food security systems, but also the capacity of households to build the necessary human, financial and social capital to address food and nutrition security adequately.