Research and resources
July 26, 2021
Social Capital in the Wake of Disaster
This report assesses the response of small businesses to the port blast to understand how social, market, and political networks and identity markers affect access to key information, assistance and services.
July 06, 2021
‘Fear of the Unknown’
Understanding the role of religion and identity in intercommunal conflict in Northern Nigeria.
June 28, 2021
A Clash of Contagions
COVID-19 and efforts to contain it are exacerbating the underlying drivers of conflict which, left unchecked, have the potential to foment instability and violence in the future.
June 22, 2021
Thought Leadership on Peace and Conflict
To better understand the causes of violent conflict and what works to address it, Mercy Corps has produced a series of studies to help advance approaches to reducing violence while supporting long-term peace and development.
May 14, 2021
Gaskiya COVID-19 Rumor Tracker
Responsive COVID-19 information approaches consider both rumors and their risks. This article discusses a COVID-19 rumor tracker, lessons learned, and recommendations for continued rumor tracking programming.