Explore research reports, case studies, impact evaluations, and other technical documents about our programmes that work towards solving complex issues covering a range of sectors.
September 05, 2023
The Potential Impact of Black Sea Escalations on Food Security in the Middle East and North Africa
This report examines the risks facing certain Middle Eastern countries considering a series of conflict escalations affecting Black Sea grain exports following Russia’s withdrawal from the Black Sea Grain Initiative.
July 14, 2023
Participatory Planning in Kenya’s Drylands
This policy brief summarizes key learning from the Ward Development Planning model, an innovative approach to local participatory development planning being implemented in Kenya’s drylands. This work was funded and undertaken by Supporting Pastoralism and Agriculture in Recurrent and Protracted Crises (SPARC), of which Mercy Corps is a partner.
June 25, 2023
Layering Cash Into Market Systems Programs: Catalyzing Market-Driven Recovery in Nigeria
This learning brief highlights the impact that cash transfers have on MSD programming, including both operational lessons and insights into how cash affects market actor incentives and behavior.
June 20, 2023
Saving Lives and Building Resilience
Findings suggest long-term resilience investments are crucial to prevent future humanitarian and environmental shocks like drought and floods in Somalia. Discover action items for building community resilience.
April 26, 2023
How can small businesses cope in the face of multiple crises in Lebanon?
A study of small businesses in Lebanon examining the impact of years of economic and political shocks on their operations, and responses and sources of support they have used to remain operational.