About AFRIDAC

Who We Are


African Development and Advocacy Centre, AFRIDAC


African Development and Advocacy Centre, AFRIDAC is an organisation that works towards empowering the African and Afro-Caribbean community in the UK and advocating on issues that disproportionately affects the community. AFRIDAC provides a platform and voice for the African community by influencing social change through research, community collaboration, policy engagement and capacity building.

AFRIDAC has grown organically since 2009 and registered in 2011 as a Limited by Guarantee not-for-profit in the UK.

With the growing hostile environment, an aspect of AFRIDAC’s advocacy work relates to analysis of immigration and housing policies that affects documented and undocumented African and Afro-Caribbean migrants.

AFRIDAC have been part of a growing global campaign for a proposed Framework Convention on Global Health (FCGH) – a global treaty based in human rights and aimed at national and global health equity. AFRIDAC had advocated on migrant health workforce issues as active members of the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA) of the World Health Organisation, Health Workforce Advocacy Initiative (HWAI) and Action for Global Health.

Objectives:
  • To advocate and campaign on issues affecting African and Afro-Caribbean community in the UK.
  • To provide a platform to influence social change and policy engagement.
  • To strengthen the capacity of the African and Afro-Caribbean community to change the narrative.
  • To provide advice and support to the African and Afro-Caribbean community through information and signposting.