European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes
EADI, the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, is the leading European network in the field of development research and training.
EADI is a Europe-wide network of institutes, researchers and students of various disciplines in the field of development studies. It organises activities and offers facilities for the international exchange of knowledge and experience in the professional field. Its most prominent activity is a General Conference devoted to a topical issue every three years. The official languages of EADI are English and French.
The association was founded in 1975 and is an independent and non-profit-making international non-governmental organisation. Its Secretariat is based in Bonn, Germany. The EADI Executive Committee is drawn from across Europe. It is financed by its members' contributions, an institutional grant from the German government and other projectrelated subsidies and private donations. EADI has associate, institutional, individual and student members in 28 countries. Its working groups address key issues in development research, training and information.