Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Research Associate in Food Policy



+44 (0)20 7594 1941samrat.singh




Norfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus





Samrat Singh is research staff in the School of Public Health, Imperial College London. He is the programme lead on agriculture-nutrition projects in the Partnership for Child Development.  He is also a consultant with UN World Food Programme and World Bank. 

Samrat works on nutrition, food policy and agriculture, primarily in the context of food systems and public health. He focusses on operational research and technical assistance projects. 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.  

He is currently leading technical assistance projects on Home Grown School Feeding and agriculture-nutrition linkages in Nepal, Nigeria and Uganda. Samrat is working on a project funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, which aims to develop a series of reports focusing on the area of Healthy Diets worldwide. He is also working research projects on school health nutrition and food systems.



Drake LJ, Lazrak N, Fernandes M, et al., 2020, Establishing global school feeding program targets: how many poor children globally should be prioritized, and what would be the cost of implementation?, Frontiers in Public Health, Vol:8, ISSN:2296-2565, Pages:1-10

Singh S, Nourozi S, Acharya L, et al., 2020, Estimating the potential effects of COVID-19 pandemic on food commodity prices and nutrition security in Nepal, Journal of Nutritional Science, Vol:9, ISSN:2048-6790

Singh S, Fernandes M, 2018, Home-grown school feeding: promoting local production systems diversification through nutrition sensitive agriculture, Food Security, Vol:10, ISSN:1876-4517, Pages:111-119

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