Influencing Policy for Better Change.

International Development & African Diaspora

Values & Mission




SSAP is an independent think-tank on international development. Our mission is to inspire and inform policy and practice which lead to the reduction of poverty and the achievement of sustainable livelihoods in [sub-Saharan]Africa. We do this through practical policy advice, policy-focused dissemination, debate and applied research. We work with partners in the public and private sectors across Wales and UK generally.

Our Values

  • SSAP ensures best practice and innovative approaches in international development practice.

  • We continuously seek collaboration and partnership effort to foster best working relationships in international development practice.

  • SSAP upholds the principle of open reporting on the use of public funds, with full communication of our work to our donors and partners.

  • SSAP works in a sustainable manner in line with its commitment to its long-term goals.