RESEARCH AND BEYOND
I am an Italian economist based in Rome. My works focus principally on the deepening of socio-economical and environmental issues. I worked mainly in Latin America and Africa both as a researcher and a photojournalist.
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CONSULTANT AT BIOVERSITY INTERNATIONAL, LIMA (PERU)
Sep 2020 -Dec 2020
Report on cocoa in Peru and the impact of cadmium legislation, focusing on Huánuco and Piura, including information on the change in cocoa prices, typology, and producers. Business canvas for 2 cooperatives. Interview plan with cocoa producers in Huánuco.
previously RESEARCH FELLOW AT BIOVERSITY INTERNATIONAL, LIMA (PERU)
November 2019 – Jul 2020
Conduct a literature review on cost-benefit assessment related to forest landscape restoration projects and the use of genetic diversity. Develop a data collection strategy. Based on data collected, develop a computerized simulation in R of a growing forest. The simulation allows the estimation of costs and benefits of a forest land restoration project. Draft a final report about the simulation
CONSULTANT AT DIE – GERMAN DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, MWANZA (MALAWI)
September 2019 – October 2019
Qualitative evaluation of the Thingathe Economic Empowerment Pilot Project in Malawi; building a qualitative methodology for focus group analysis and interviews; running 10 focus groups, 30 interviews and hard data collection; analyzing data and reporting.
previously RESEARCH STAY AT DIE – GERMAN DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, BONN (GERMANY)
March 2019 – April 2019
Improving and finishing the impact evaluation of Progrma Huertas en Centros Educativos (PHCE); GIS analysis; Qualitative data analysis with ATLAS.ti; Quantitative data analysis with STATA; Writing the scientific paper about the research.
CONSULTANT AT OXFAM ITALY, ROME (ITALY)
October 2018 – November 2018
Drafting of the 2018 Oxfam Italy report “Al Giusto Prezzo”.
previously INTERN AT OXFAM ITALY, ROME (ITALY)
May 2018 – August 2018
Analysis and desk research on the procurement policies of some large Italian supermarket chains; scouting campaigns carried out on the subject of caporalato; adaptation and production of graphic material for the campaign; logistic and organizational support for events carried out by the office.
RESEARCH STAY AT UDELAR – UNIVERSIDAD DE LA REPUBLICA DE URUGUAY, MONTEVIDEO (URUGUAY)
August 2018 – October 2018
Impact evaluation of Progrma Huertas en Centros Educativos (PHCE); Planning, sampling, and running the whole evaluation; conducting 865 survey-based interviews and 20 dedicated focus group activities with primary school children.
PHOTOJOURNALIST AT HEIFER INTERNATIONAL, MEXICO CITY (MEXICO)
February 2015 – May 2015
Photo and video documentation of Heifer International’s projects about mental health, beekeeping and coffee production in different rural areas of Mexico; Working in conjunction with the NGO’s evaluation team.
previously PHOTOJOURNALIST AT UNDER THE SAME SUN AND TULIME ONLUS (TANZANIA)
June 2014 – August 2014
Photo documentation of the life and struggles of various albinos in different areas of Tanzania: Dar es Salaam, Iringa and Mwanza. Photos and interviews have been published on the Washington Post.
Coordinator of the Research Methods module at the Master in Human Development and Food Security, University of Roma Tre (Rome, Italy) 2020 – ongoing.
Research Methods at the Master in Human Development and Food Security, University of Roma Tre (Rome, Italy) 2018 – ongoing.
OTHER WORKING EXPERIENCES:
Freelance Photojournalist, 2013-2018.
Project manager at ST. Peter Fitness Club A.S.D (Rome, Italy) 2016.
Swimming and Waterpolo Teacher at CSI Roma Flaminio (Rome, Italy) 2004-2018.
Technical CAD designer at Space Italia (Rome, Italy) for 1 year.
Roscioli, F., Malerba, D., & Burchi, F. (n.d.). Introducing agroecology in primary school: An independent impact evaluation in Uruguay. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. https://doi.org/10.1080/21683565.2020.1809598
Vinci, G., Rapa, M., & Roscioli, F. (2018). Sustainable development in rural areas of Mexico through beekeeping. International Journal of Science and Engineering Invention, 4(08), 01-to.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE, FLORENCE (ITALY)
M.S. in Development Economics
Graduation estimated in 2021
ROMA TRE UNIVERSITY, ROME (ITALY)
M.S. in Human Development and Food Security
Graduated November 2018
LA SAPIENZA UNIVERSITY, ROME (ITALY)
B.S. in International Cooperation and Development
Graduated July 2017
ISTITUTO SUPERIORE DI FOTOGRAFIA E COMUNICAZIONE INTEGRATA, ROME (ITALY)
Master in Photojournalism
Graduated November 2013
Data Science Specialization, Johns Hopkins University (Coursera)
Spatial Data Analysis Using R, Qgis, Grass & Google Earth (Udemy)
Winner Of Post Master Hdfs Scholarship 2017-2018
Ruralinvest – Preparing Effective Project Investment Proposals (Fao)
Remote Food Security Monitoring (Wfp)
National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience In Agriculture (Un)
Environment, sustainable agriculture, photography, reading, cycling, crypto currency trading, surfing, music, cinema.
Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) aims at re-establishing the ecological functionality of degraded terrestrial ecosystems, as well as changing land-management practices to sustain local economic growth for the benefit of local
The study is part of the DIE project “Voraussetzungen für nachhaltige Entwicklung in Afrika: Politik für Soziale Kohäsion” (“Social Cohesion in Africa”). It analyses drivers of social cohesion and identifies
This study evaluates the impact of an agroecological school gardening program on eating behavior, agroecological knowledge and educational capabilities of 9-12 year-old schoolchildren in Montevideo, Uruguay. The study uses a
A holistic approach that includes social cohesion, accessibility to means of production, policies and nutritional education is widely recognized as needed to fight food insecurity in the world. By investigating
These are all my projects. They do not stick to simple photography, but often they involve the use of audio, video, interviews.
These are a small selection of my photojournalistic projects, to see them all open the page from a tablet or a computer.