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International Development & African Diaspora

Hub Cymru Africa


Who we are

Hub Cymru Africa is a partnership supporting the Wales Africa Community, bringing together the work of Sub Saharan Advisory Panel, The Wales for Africa Health Links Network, and Fair Trade Wales.

We represent the International Development sector in Wales.

Hub Cymru Africa is supported by the Welsh Government and is hosted by the Welsh Centre for International Affairs at the Temple of Peace in Cardiff.

Our Focus

  • Health and wellbeing
  • Climate change and the environment
  • Lifelong learning
  • Sustainable livelihoods 
  • Involving the most marginalised groups 
  • Supporting cultural exchanges among individuals 
  • Creating innovative solutions for communities living in poverty 

What we do

We provide support for communication, coordination and capacity building for groups and individuals who want to work on Wales-Africa Projects

What we want to achieve

  • Wales as a globally responsible nation
  • Working in solidarity with African partners
  • Collaboration to catalyse action across Wales
  • Build upon our Fair Trade Nation Status— help create a fairer world.


SSAP'S role at Hub Cymru Africa

  • We supported African communities in Wales interested in supporting and working in partnership with organisations in Africa. This  vary from helping to set up an entity in Wales to finding funding and developing and running proposals.
  • We provide training, networking events, funding surgeries as well as connecting individuals/organisations
  • We connect African diaspora communities to the wider international solidarity sector through events and specific programmes e.g. diaspora volunteering programme or mentoring programme
  • We support the sector by bringing the lived experiences of African communities in Wales as well as social, economic and political power to make a difference in Wales and Africa.
  • We advocate for the ‘diaspora for development’ agenda