African Foundation for Development

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Enter our competition for African diaspora social enterprises to win £30,000 in matched funding

Are you an African diaspora  entrepreneur who runs a successful business? Are you looking to expand in Africa? Specifically, in Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone or Zimbabwe? Join our “Diaspora Enterprise Accelerator” competition, for a chance to win £30, 000 to expand your business on the continent!

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Below is a current list of our funders and partners 



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  •  Africa-Europe Platform/Plateforme Afrique-Europe (AEP)
  • Africa-UK
  • African Diaspora Policy Centre (ADPC)
  • Centre of African Studies, University of London (CAS)
  • Coordination Générale des Migrants pour le Développment Axe Belgique - Pays du Sud ou l'Univers des OSIM (CGMD) / General Coordination of Migrants for Development Area of South Belgium - Country South or OSIM Universe (CGMD)
  • Le Forum des Organisations de Solidarité Internationale issues des Migrations (FORIM)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
  • International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs /Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken (MinBuZa)
  • Organisations de Solidarité Internationale issues de l'Immigration (OSIM)
  • ReConnect Africa
  • Royal African Society (RAS)
  • School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)