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.
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.
June 09, 2015
Stabilization & Resilience in Protracted, Politically-Induced Emergencies: A Case Study
In the report, "Stabilization and Resilience in Protracted Politically-Induced Emergencies", Mercy Corps and UN Development Programme (UNDP) explore how to build a resilience approach into humanitarian and development programming in the context of Lebanon, a country deeply impacted by the Syria crisis.
April 28, 2015
Value Chain Assessment in Bekaa Valley
With support from the European Union, Mercy Corps conducted a market value chain analysis in Bekaa Valley to inform a series of agriculture programming. Using these assessments, Mercy Corps is focused on building greater market linkages for small farmers focused on tomato production and small ruminants, i.e. goats and sheep, for milk production.
April 28, 2015
South Lebanon Labor Market Assessment
Youth are currently the most under-employed group in Lebanon. To address this critical concern, Mercy Corps implemented a European Union-funded program in South Lebanon that provided skills-based training to young people through private sector actors and then linked them to potential employment opportunties to build greater self-reliance.
September 17, 2014
Adolescence is a critical time for young boys and girls, and within the Syria Crisis Response, they require specific and targeted programming that addresses their needs.