Samrat Singh leads research and international technical assistance programmes in the School of Public Health, Imperial College London. He works on nutrition, food policy and agriculture, primarily in the context of food systems and public health. Samrat has undertaken projects in over 20 countries in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, with national and local governments and has contributed to the development of national policies and systems.
Samrat's recent projects include a 5 year USDA funded project on Home Grown School Feeding in Nepal, Rockefeller Foundation project in healthy diets and World Bank led agriculture support project in Uganda. He is currently the Principal Investigator on a IDRC supported food system transformation project in Kenya, Rwanda, Ghana, Senegal and Nigeria and a food fortification project in West Africa. He is also a consultant with UN World Food Programme and World Bank.
Samrat is currently chair of the Diet & Food Systems Global Community of Practice for the UN School Meals Coalition.
Samrat holds degrees in law, development studies, environmental sciences and public health.
Singh S, 2021, Home-grown school feeding: promoting local production systems diversification through nutrition sensitive demand, Public food procurement for sustainable food systems and healthy diets – Volume 1, Food & Agriculture Org., ISBN:9789251354759