Following their training curriculum as relevant regional EADR-SI and a first exchange meeting in April 2013, members of the EADR-SI network (Education for rural development – International Solidarity) now 20 persons were again recovered from September 30th to October the 2nd in Paris. 12 regional correspondents, representing 9 regions were present for the rally which had particular purpose, in this 2013-2014 school year, to take on regional projects and work on the educator’s guide.

A round action in the region gave the starting these days and confirmed the engagement and mobilization of EADR-SI network for the next Week of International Solidarity. Indeed, from Languedoc-Roussillon to Britain, through the Franche-Comté and Rhône-Alpes, many events will be organized during the national campaign, which takes place this year from 16th to 24th November 2013.

Regional correspondents have also taken advantage of this time to meet to work on projects in progress that are:

  • the “Educator’s Guide” [completion expected in May 2014];
  • a reference document [which defines the EADR-SI].

Two important documents as they pose the theoretical and practical bases of the action of EADR-SI network still young but innovative.

Discover the testimony of Rene Costarella corresponding network in Rhône-Alpes:



Both speakers also offered participants the opportunity to broaden their thinking on 2 central themes of their daily activities in private agricultural colleges of EPAC, youth and welcome:


  • Philippe Sahuc (sociologist), exposed – from personal experience and field research – his vision of rural youth and their relation to each other, in France or in a perspective of international cooperation.
Let’s have a look to the work done by the EADR-SI network