22nd November 2017

Join the AFFORD-GlobalGiving Diaspora Accelerator Crowdfunding!

Are you looking to fundraise for your projects? Are you a not-for-profit diaspora organisation registered in the UK? Are you...
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21st November 2017

The UN Global Compact on Migration (GCM) – How do we manage migration for the benefit of all?

  How do we manage migration for the benefit of all? Perspectives from diaspora communities the UK Committee Room 11...
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19th October 2017

IOM and Collaborating Partners are looking for Diaspora Support in Sierra Leone

IOM and Collaborating Partners are looking for Diaspora Support in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone was the country most affected by...
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5th October 2017

Call For Application “10 Views on Migration”

Call For Application for Documentary Filmmakers and Investigative Journalists Deadline: 30th of November 2017 by midnight GMT   The Rosa...
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3rd October 2017

BeamTalks: How do you fund a start-up and take it to the next level?

BeamTalks: How do you fund a start-up and take it to the next level? 04 October 2017 Are you interested...
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3rd October 2017

World Bank Group Youth Summit 2017: Technology and Innovation for Impact

World Bank Group Youth Summit 2017: Technology and Innovation for Impact   Registration Deadline: 10 October 2017   The World...
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3rd October 2017

Vacancy: FORWARD Communications Intern (paid)

Vacancy: FORWARD Communications Intern (paid) Deadline: 11 October 2017 FORWARD is seeking an enthusiastic and committed intern to work with...
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3rd October 2017

YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship for African Leaders

YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship for African Leaders Deadline: 11 October 2017 The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, begun...
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2nd October 2017

Sierra Leone Arts & Culture Mini-Fest

Sierra Leone Arts & Culture Mini-Fest 14 October 2017 In response to the recent mudslides and floods in Sierra Leone,...
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2nd October 2017

2018 Nestlé’s Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize

2018 Nestlé’s Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize Deadline: 30 October 2017 Nestlé, in partnership with Ashoka, is seeking applications for...
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2nd October 2017

Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 for Unpublished Short Fiction Writers from the Commonwealth

Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 for Unpublished Short Fiction Writers from the Commonwealth Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Commonwealth Short...
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2nd October 2017

Ghana Property & Lifestyle Expo

Ghana Property & Lifestyle Expo Event Date: 10 & 11 November 2017 On Point Property presents the 1st edition of...
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2nd October 2017

2018 Ockenden International Prize

2018 Ockenden International Prize Deadline: 30 November 2017  Entries are open for the 2018 Ockenden International Prize to recognize and...
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31st August 2017

AFFORD Business Club

Winners induction On 12th Septembers, Grantee winners of our AFFORD Business Competition will be inducted on to the DFI programme.  Winners will...
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31st August 2017

African Diaspora Doing Development

    Wednesday 20 September 2017, London As part of the current Common Ground Initiative (CGI) co-funded by Comic Relief and the UK Aid, four of...
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31st August 2017

Diaspora Emergency Action and Coordination

The Diaspora Emergency Action and Coordination (DEMAC) project has entered Phase II and we are excited to take the learning from Phase...
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31st August 2017

Professor John Oyaro Oucho Obituary

1943-2017   We regret to announce the passing of Prof John Oyaro Oucho on 5 August 2017 at the Aga Khan Hospital,...
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31st August 2017

Riana Development Network

ADG 3 provided £2000 each for small-scale community and economic development activities to five diaspora initiatives. One of these was for Riana...
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31st August 2017

State of the African Continent

29th August, London Our Executive Director, Onyekachi Wambu spoke at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change roundtable on the ‘State of the African Continent’,...
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31st August 2017

Boosting trade and investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

28 – 30 June 2017, Steyning Our Executive Director, Onyekachi Wambu participated at the Wilton Park roundtable, in association with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department...
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31st August 2017

Aspire Prep is looking for teachers, mentors, and coaches

Deadline 8 September Aspire Prep delivers products and services directly to aspirational parents and talented young people, preparing them for educational...
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31st August 2017

Global Change Leaders Program 2018

Deadline: 7 September 2017 The Coady International Institute is seeking applications from women in developing countries for its program entitled “Global Change Leaders”, to enable women...
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31st August 2017

AVAC 2018 Advocacy Fellowship

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The overall goal of the Program is to expand and strengthen the capacity of civil society...
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31st August 2017

African Development Bank Group Young Professionals Program

Deadline: 11 September 2017 The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a three-year leadership opportunity for the development of Bank’s future leaders. We attract highly...
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31st August 2017

Adaptation Future’s 2018 5th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference

Deadline for project submission: 15 September 2017 Adaptation Futures 2018 takes place from 18-21 June 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. Adaptation...
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31st August 2017

Uganda UK Convention Business and Trade Expo 2017

16 September, London At this year’s Uganda UK convention His Excellency Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi, Vice President of the Republic of...
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31st August 2017

Future Energy Central Africa

  2 - 3 October 2017, Yaounde Formerly iPAD Cameroon - Future Energy Africa’s goal is to become the regional platform...
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31st August 2017

Women Deliver Young Leaders Program 2018

Deadline: 13 October 2017 The Women Deliver Young Leaders Program trains, elevates, and empowers youth advocates to catalyze action for gender equality...
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31st August 2017

The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships form a selective programme designed to mentor future African leaders. Through this...
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4th August 2017

SOAS Africa Conference

AFFORD and ADEPT were co-convenors of the SOAS Centenary Africa conference, organised by the Centre of African Studies (CAS) at...
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4th August 2017

Partnership for Economic Policy

Deadline: 13 September 2017   Building on the success of its Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment (PAGE) program (2012-2015), PEP has been granted...
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4th August 2017

Planet Earth Institute Conference

Richard Leigh, our MADE Project Manager run a workshop on “Matched Funding Schemes Stimulating, Increasing and Structuring Diaspora Remittances” to fund the “Big ideas for...
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4th August 2017

4th Africa-Europe Youth Summit

    The 4th Africa-Europe Youth Summit will gather 115 youth leaders from both continents, including African Diaspora, on 9-11 October in...
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4th August 2017

Founding Women

Young African women do not often get to see themselves represented in the tech space. Africa Technology Business Network is...
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4th August 2017

iDiaspora Forum

  IOM, the UN Migration Agency launched an online forum for members of diaspora communities to contribute their opinions to the...
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1st August 2017

Have your say and fill our survey!

AFFORD’s Business Club (ABC) will soon be open for business and whilst we have a host of Workshops, Round Tables, Masterclasses and Guest Speakers from African business and investment sectors, scheduled to provide and deliver support to members, we wanted to hear your thoughts.
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1st August 2017

ADG3: WHEAT MST

  AFFORD Diaspora Grants 3 (ADG3) provided £2000 each for small-scale community and economic development activities to five diaspora initiatives....
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1st August 2017

ADG Ethiopia: Addis Fine Art

  ADG Ethiopia provided six diaspora initiatives with £25,000 each for economic development activities. One of these grants went to...
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