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 12, 2021
Mercy Corps Mongolia: Legacy and Impact
Tracing two decades of programming, this page gathers research, lessons, and successes from Mercy Corps Mongolia, established in 1999 to address needs for innovation in economic development.
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 28, 2021
Climate Fragility: Addressing Barriers to Practice
Addressing risks related to climate fragility requires unpacking the ways in which these trends interact. This paper puts forward new ideas for climate security assessments to enable action.
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.