Edmond enjoys collaborating with others to innovatively devise solutions that could be valuable to all people.
Edmond facilitates participatory processes. He has been working for the last ten years between “science” and “policy”, where he works to bridge the gaps and connect these two worlds. He is a social scientist by training, with expertise in the management of agricultural innovation, climate adaptation, policies, and governance.
Edmond focuses on approaches to developing useful socio-technical innovations in multi-disciplinary research to tackle critical societal and development problems. He is a strong believer that an outcome can only be valuable if it makes sense to the people and is translated into action. For this reason, his research agenda is usually developed with key stakeholders – local community, NGOs, donors – for research and development plans ought to fit in the same basket.