RESEARCH AND BEYOND

FEDERICO ROSCIOLI

ABOUT ME

Economist with international experience in monitoring and evaluation of development projects and a background as a professional photojournalist. He works as a consultant for various International Organizations and Research Institutes. He has been teaching at the Master in Human Development and Food Security at the University of Roma Tre since 2018, and is coordinator of the Research Methods course. His research interests include: poverty, social protection, food security and nutrition, impact assessment, environmental sustainability.

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CONSULTANT AT BIOVERSITY INTERNATIONAL, LIMA (PERU)
Sep 2020 -Dec 2020
Report on the value chain of cocoa in Peru and the impact of the European cadmium legislation on the mentioned value chain, with a focus on the regions of Huánuco and Piura. The final report includes information on the change in cocoa prices, typology of producers, and the business canvas of 2 cooperatives. Prepare an 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.

TEACHINGS:

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.

Burchi, F., & Roscioli, F. (2021). Can Integrated Social Protection Programmes Affect Social Cohesion ? Mixed-Methods Evidence from Malawi. German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE). https://doi.org/10.23661/dp3.2021

Roscioli, F.; Thomas, E.; Kozicka, M.; Gotor, E.; Kettle, C. (2020) Valuing quality seeds and species diversity in FLR: Simulation modelling for cost-benefit analysis. 23 p. https://hdl.handle.net/10568/110014

Roscioli, F.; Thomas, E.; Kozicka, M.; Gotor, E. (2020) Forest landscape restoration: economic benefits and genetic diversity: How genetic variation can positively influence the benefits of forest landscape restoration 31 p. https://hdl.handle.net/10568/107263

Roscioli, F., Malerba, D., & Burchi, F. (2020). Introducing agroecology in primary schools: an independent impact evaluation in Uruguay. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 1-34.
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.
http://www.ijsei.in/index.php/ijsei/article/download/73/60

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

Development Economics Summer School – Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (2021)
Randomized Control Trial (RCTs) in Development Economics: Design and Data Analysis.
Complex Network Analysis: Tools for Economic Development

Python for Everybody Specialization, University of Michigan (Coursera) (2021)

Data Science Specialization, Johns Hopkins University (Coursera) (2021)

Advanced training course on Sustainable Territorial Valorization of Cultural Heritage, Origin, Products and Biodiversity at University of Florence (2020)

Spatial Data Analysis Using R, Qgis, Grass & Google Earth (Udemy)(2019)

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, web developing, crypto currency trading, surfing, music, cinema.

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