Diaspora for African Development (DfAD) in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and with the support of Comic Relief’s Common Ground Initiative (CGI), invites you to the launch of the REPORT on the DfAD Roundtable Discussion Zambia at 50 Years: Engaging the Diaspora in Inclusive Development.
Comic Relief Africa in Action Wednesday 18th June Africa in Action Central Hall Westminster Storey’s Gate London SW1H 9NH 9am-5.30pm Wednesday 18th June 2014, followed by a drinks reception This event is an opportunity to highlight the contributions of UK-based African diaspora organisations and activists to international development. Join us to discuss, debate and learn [...]
Africa has the potential to feed itself, so why doesn’t it? What role, if any, does the African Diaspora have to play in this? Come along and hear from practitioners of African Agriculture, academics and MPs on the issues. Diaspora for African Development (DfAD) would like to invite you to attend a roundtable jointly hosted by the [...]
“If the situation remains as it is today, one billion people worldwide will never see a health worker.” Healthcare workers are essential for healthcare and their absence threatens the health of individuals/populations as well as destabilises health systems, ultimately contributing to existing global health inequalities. We take it for granted that when we are [...]CONTINUE READING →
Whilst in Zambia, I have had the privilege of visiting and spending time with our local partner Alliance for Nutrition and Reconstruction (ANR) at their Lusaka office. ANR currently works in Choma, Zambia, where they are implementing programmes aimed at improving the livelihoods and food security in the local communities. ANR has been in operation [...]CONTINUE READING →
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE UCL AFRICAN GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP Sponsored by Alan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust, CP Charitable Trust and the International Student House This scholarship exists to support African nationals and residents of an African country with a high-quality academic and professional background who would not be able to study at UCL [...]CONTINUE READING →
On Saturday 29th November, I attended a conference at the City of Westminster College in London titled “The Big Early Child Marriage Conference/Debate”. This was organised by the Nigerian Women In Diaspora Leadership Forum (NWIDLF) whose mission is to encourage the Nigerian Woman in Diaspora and the Nigerian girl child to explore, cultivate and embrace her [...]CONTINUE READING →