Building on the findings of Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s (MIF) 2019 Ibrahim Forum Report on African migrations, this joint research paper, co-authored by MIF, the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD) and Welcoming Diasporas, complements the migration discussion with that on the African diaspora.[Read more…] about Africans in the world: engine for development or brain drain?
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has commissioned the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD) to carry out a study about Rwandans and people of Rwandan heritage living in the United Kingdom, which is taking place between May and September 2018.[Read more…] about Calling all Rwandans in the UK
The AFFORD Business Club (ABC) are working with great people and organisations who want to join us in supporting members of ABC. A4ID is our partner for all things legal. This month’s interview is with Joe Tan, the Deputy Head of Partnerships & Legal Services at Advocates for International Development (A4ID).[Read more…] about AFFORD Business Club partner interview with A4ID
AFFORD attended the Royal African Society Autumn Reception at the British Academy launching the official patronage of H.R.H. The Duke of Cambridge on Wednesday 12th September 2018. Guests at the reception included various experts in the field of business, academia, the arts and education in Africa and the diaspora.[Read more…] about Royal African Society launches Official Patronage of H.R.H. The Duke of Cambridge
AFFORD’s Executive Director, Mr Onyekachi Wambu was interviewed by Ms Rama Salla Dieng in one of the ‘Governance in Africa Conversations’ series. The programmes brings together some of the most important and inspired thinkers, policy makers and experts focusing on issues affecting governance in Africa.[Read more…] about Onyekachi Wambu on Governance in Africa Conversations Series
Diaspora Emergency Action & Coordination (DEMAC) has launched a brand new Diaspora Humanitarian E-Learning course, this free online training course provides the diaspora with the information, tools and guidance for enhancing humanitarian response. The course is made up of 3 modules and has been designed with diaspora responders in mind but would be beneficial for new humanitarian workers, project managers, managers, volunteers, local responders and anyone seeking entry level insight into the humanitarian sector.[Read more…] about DEMAC launches free Diaspora Humanitarian E-learning Course