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Amy Warmington

Senior Project Support Officer

Amy Warmington is a Senior Project Support Officer on the Better Assistance in Crises (BASIC) Research Programme at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS).

Prior to IDS, she worked in various roles in the private and NGO sectors. She holds an MSc Degree in Applied International Development from the University of Reading.

Languages: English (native), French (fluent), Spanish (conversational), Mandarin (conversational).

Pronouns: She/her



Better Assistance in Crises (BASIC) Research

The intersection of protracted conflict and displacement with recurring climate shocks, alongside the shifting nature of humanitarian responses, presents multiple challenges for how provide social assistance more effectively in protracted crises. BASIC (Better Assistance in Crises) Research...


Action on Children’s Harmful Work in African Agriculture

Action on Children’s Harmful Work in African Agriculture (ACHA) is a seven-year research programme supported by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) that started in January 2020. The aim of the programme is to build evidence on: the forms, drivers, and experiences of...



Country Reviews of Social Assistance in Crises: A Compendium of Rapid Assessments of the Nexus Between Social Protection and Humanitarian Assistance in Crisis Settings

This collection brings together brief overviews of the social assistance landscape in eight fragile and conflict-affected settings in sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East: Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. These overviews were prepared as part of Better...

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Carolina Szyp & 11 others

1 June 2021

Amy Warmington’s recent work


Rural Futures

Through our research, policy engagement, teaching and training, we support the emergence of development pathways that deliver both greater social justice and sustainability for rural people and places, while recognising their important interconnections with urban areas and the links between...