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AFFORD Diaspora Finance

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AFFORD Diaspora Finance (ADF) brings together a series of programmes, grants and services aimed at promoting, stimulating and harnessing diaspora investment opportunities for jobs and weatlth creation.


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As in previous years, we have prepared and delivered a considerable amount of papers and presentations on topics and themes linked to migration, diaspora and international development and participated in over 100 knowledge-sharing and policy events and activities. Through the chairman, trustees, staff and advisors, we have presented and shared its findings, thinking, reflections, arguments and conceptions with policymakers, practitioners, researchers and other interested parties across the world.

Our objective is to focus its innovative ideas in Africa and be innovative in identifying new ones where they are much needed. We aim to encourage more informed debate with researchers, the diaspora and other stakeholders in recognising the diversity of Africa today.

Our work and research is underpinned by our four main principle of enterprise and employment in Africa; diaspora remittances and investments; diaspora engagement and capacity-building and action-research, policy and practice for the further development of Africa and the involvement of the diaspora in its growth.

We aim to promote our work and research in African economy making these facts more accessible to all.