Research & Resources
February 26, 2019
A Step Towards Resilience: Pioneering Market Systems Development in Humanitarian Response
Mercy Corps is responding to the South Sudanese refugee influx in Uganda by testing the use of a market systems development approach to build the resilience of refugee and local communities.
January 16, 2019
Borno Strategic Resilience Assessment
Mercy Corps conducted a Strategic Resilience Assessment in Borno State, Northeast Nigeria, with the goal of understanding resilience dynamics within protracted conflict and identifying key capacities to inform a theory of change for strengthening resilience in the immediate and medium-term.
December 01, 2018
E-transfer Implementation Guide for Cash Transfer Programming
In cash transfer programming, electronic transfers (e-transfers) offer a digital replacement for paper vouchers or physical cash. This guide provides guidance and tools for teams considering, or already using, e-transfers in humanitarian programs. While the guide was designed for Mercy Corps team members, we hope that it will be a resource for the wider humanitarian community.
November 27, 2018
Financial Inclusion: Technology’s Role in Accessing Financial Services
An exploration of Jordan’s mobile payments initiative to increase financial inclusion in the country