Frederic Kosmowski joined the CGIAR Standing Panel on Impact assessment in 2014 and is leading
the work on the adoption of agricultural innovations in Ethiopia. He conducted several
methodological experiments on the accuracy of agricultural data, including crop varietal
identification, natural resource management adoption and soil parameters. He started his career
with the French National Statistic Institute (INSEE) before moving to Benin where he studied linkages
between poverty, food security and climate change with the Development Research Institute (IRD).
He holds a PhD in Sociology from Aix-Marseille University.