Senior Director for Peace and Development Partnerships
Janet Edmond is the Senior Director for Peace and Development Partnerships in the Center for Environment and Peace at Conservation International.
She has more than 20 years of experience managing health, development and environment programs, including more than nine years as the Population Environment Director at Conservation International. Janet is an expert in family planning and reproductive health, maternal and child health. She has more than 15 years technically and financially managing the United States Agency for International Development health and environment grants and cooperative agreements.
From 2008-2013, she served as Deputy Director for Family Planning and Reproductive Health (Population, Health, and Environment) Advocacy and Outreach for the flagship $5 million, 5-year United States Agency for International Development Family Planning and Reproductive Health Advocacy Project (Building Actors and Leaders for Advancing Community Excellence in Development), overseeing project communications and providing strategic technical guidance on country-specific Population, Health, and Environment Initiatives in the Philippines.
From 2004-2008, Janet directed Conservation International’s combined $3.5 million United States Agency for International Development-funded Population, Health, and Environment project, which integrated Family Planning/Reproductive Health and Maternal and Child Health service delivery with improved natural resource management activities to improve community health and well-being in Madagascar, Cambodia and the Philippines. In addition, Janet has a long-term experience providing technical assistance and guidance on the social components of conservation, including incorporating gender and a rights-based approach. Janet co-facilitates Conservation International trainings for staff and partners on gender analysis, indicator selection and participatory monitoring and evaluation.