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John Farrington

Senior Research Associate

Portrait of John Farrington

With over 30 years of professional experience and over 100 publications, John is a rural development specialist focusing on policy design for livelihood protection and promotion. His earlier work includes livelihood diversification, institutional reform and the organisation and management of technical change with and for low-income farmers. Current interests include the interface between social protection and productive sectors, the role of cash transfers in social assistance and policy support for livelihood diversification.

  1. Reducing and managing risks in the context of resilient food systems - what role for insurance?

    Research reports

  2. Cash transfers: lump sums

    Briefing/policy papers

  3. Cash transfers: targeting

    Briefing/policy papers

  4. Appropriate, Achievable and Acceptable: A practical tool for good targeting

    Toolkit/guidelines

  5. Targeting of Social Transfers: A review for DFID

    Research reports

  6. Lump-Sum Cash Transfers in Developmental and Post-Emergency Contexts

    Research reports

  7. Circular migration in Madhya Pradesh: changing patterns and social protection needs

    Other

  8. Digging holes and filling them in again? How far do public works enhance livelihoods?

    Briefing/policy papers

  9. Support for migrant workers: The missing link in India's development

    Briefing/policy papers

  10. Extreme poverty in Bangladesh: Protecting and promoting rural livelihoods

    Briefing/policy papers

  11. Linking Agriculture and Social Protection: Conceptual framework

    Working papers

  12. The Indian National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: Will it reduce poverty and boost the economy?

    Briefing/policy papers

  13. A conceptual framework for understanding the role of cash transfers in social protection

    Briefing/policy papers

  14. Social Protection

    Event

  15. Linking social protection and the productive sectors

    Briefing/policy papers

  16. Cash Transfers in development and relief contexts: A review of recent literature

    Other

  17. Cash Transfers and their role in Social Protection, Inception Report

    Research reports

  18. 1st Annual Conference: Charlotte Manye Maxeke Collaboration In Research And Capacity Building In Economics Of Social Protection

    Event

  19. Social protection and growth: the agriculture case

    Working papers

  20. Targeting approaches to cash transfers: comparisons across Cambodia, India and Ethiopia

    Research reports