We use fact-based research to share our knowledge and best practices with the broader humanitarian community. Explore our case studies, impact evaluations, reports and other technical documents which delve deep into the complex issues and sectors we tackle across Nigeria.
June 12, 2017
Impact Evaluation: Reducing Conflict and Increasing Local Economic Activities
Mercy Corps implemented the CONCUR program with the goal of reducing conflicts between pastoralists and farmer community groups and increasing local economic activities in four Middle Belt states.
January 17, 2017
Role of Religion and Religious Leaders in Farmer-Pastoralist Conflict in Plateau State
Mercy Corps research report on Inter-religious Peacebuilding in Northern Nigeria (IPNN).
April 08, 2016
Motivations and Empty Promises: Voices of Former Boko Haram Combatants and Nigerian Youth
New Mercy Corps research investigates key motives for youth to join Boko Haram.
November 03, 2015
Conflict, Livelihoods, and Resilience
Conflict between farmers and pastoralists over scarce natural resources in Nigeria has trapped communities in a cycle of insecurity and underdevelopment, impacting the ability to improve livelihoods.
June 11, 2015
The Economic Costs of Conflict in Nigeria
Mercy Corps quantified the economic costs of ongoing farmer-pastoralist conflict to provide a comprehensive understanding of what communities and states lose during and after conflict.