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Dr Samira Choudhury

Organisation name

Imperial College London

Job title

Research Associate

Country of current residence

United Kingdom

Expertise and interests

Sectoral expertise

academia and research, Agriculture and food systems, Food policy, Food Security, Nutrition

Disciplinary Expertise

Agricultural Economics

Area of interest

Agricultural production, Agriculture, Livestock, Rural development, Consumption, Food, Food markets, Diet quality, Health, Maternal and child health


Members introduction

Dr. Samira Choudhury joined the Malabo Montpellier Panel Team as a Research Associate in February 2020. Previously, she was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Food Systems, Health and the Environment at SOAS, University of London. Her recent research has focused on analysing the multi-level drivers of fruits and vegetables consumption, primarily using India's National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO) household data.

Academic publications

Recent publications

Choudhury, S., Shankar, B., Aleksandrowicz, L., Tak, M., Green, R., Harris, F., Scheelbeek, P., Dangour, A., 2020. What underlies inadequate and unequal fruit and vegetable consumption in India? An exploratory analysis. Global Food Security 24, 100332.
Choudhury, S., Headey, D.D., Masters, W.A., 2019. First foods: Diet quality among infants aged 6–23 months in 42 countries. Food Policy 88, 101762.
Alae-Carew, C., Bird, F.A., Choudhury, S., Harris, F., Aleksandrowicz, L., Milner, J., Joy, E.JM., Agrawal, S., Dangour, A.D., Green, R., 2019. Future diets in India: A systematic review of food consumption projection studies. Global Food Security 23, 182;190.
Choudhury, S., Headey, D.D., 2018. Household dairy production and child growth: Evidence from Bangladesh. Economics & Human Biology 30;161.
Choudhury, S., Headey, D., 2017. What drives diversification of national food supplies? A cross-country analysis. Global Food Security 15;93.


Member for
7 months 5 days