Research and resources
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.
May 26, 2020
Towards Resilience: Advancing Collective Impact in Protracted Crises
Mercy Corps calls for a radical departure to achieve better outcomes in states plagued by conflict-driven crises, offering a unifying framework to galvanize investments towards sources of resilience.
May 18, 2020
Resilience Program Start-up
This paper outlines five key moments during program start-up where applying a resilience lens to existing good program management standard practices is critical.