African British Business Association (AfBBA)
The African British Business Association was set up in 2003 as joint initiative by the African Diaspora business community, British trade institutions with the support of African diplomatic corps and various government institutions, towards improving trade between the two regions. AfBBA adopted a mission statement of ‘Fostering Africa Sustainable Development through Global Partnerships’ in agreement with the New Economic Partnerships (NEPAD) for Africa’s Development’s goals and strategy on private sector development.
AfBBA is registered as a non-profit and limited by guarantee organisation.
The main aim of the African British Business Association (AfBBA) is to improve trade, through fostering an environment for cooperation and widening opportunities between the two regions. Further to encourage closer engagement between institutions in both regions, towards redressing adverse conditions which have limited the trade relations between the two regions over the last two decades.
To achieve the stated goals, AfBBA has dedicated and focused its activities in promoting and facilitating effective and lasting linkages between businesses, trade organisations, NGOs and Government Institutions in several African countries with their counterparts in the United Kingdom. AfBBA’s main activities are uniquely centered on the following: