From November 20 to 22 held in La Rochelle the annual meeting of principals of Cneap (National Council of private agricultural education) involving almost 180 principals. This edition was the opportunity to addressed during two half-day mission of international cooperation in agricultural education.
Jean-Marie Fardeau, director of the Paris office of Human Rights Watch, kicked off the session with a talk on “Being young, solidarity and citizen of the world.” The opportunity to present his personal journey and issuing an optimistic and hopeful message about the youth of the 21st century. Interventions from a wide variety have succeeded, attracting interest from the room, as evidenced by the numerous questions:
- Bernard Wybrecht, head of the Office of European Affairs and International Cooperation (Breci), Ministry of Agriculture, established the general framework of the mission of international cooperation in agricultural education.
- The Education Network In Rural Development and International Solidarity (EADR-SI) was presented, and Nathalie Seignol (Leap Le Mas Blanc) and Florence Machefer (College of Landscape and Environment Fenelon) were showing their projects of EADR-SI.
- Jean-François Tambourin, ‘Basque peasant’ as he held to define itself, and Chairman of Creap Aquitaine, presented the Fert-Cneap partnership in the support and development of agricultural colleges in Madagascar with emotion.
Jean-Christophe Victor, founder and director of Lepac, creator and host of geopolitical magazine The maps below, concluded the session with a comprehensive view of today’s world, deconstructing some ideas.
By the theme ‘International Cooperation’ at heart of this exciting session is heavily partnerships that link Fert at Cneap.