Developed by ADYFE, it focuses on enterprise development/scale up and Capacity Building programs to accelerate and innovate projects hold by Diaspora » entrepreneurs and companies, start-ups. The LAB aims at building an entrepreneurial ecosystems for the Diaspora in Europe. This program will contribue to the development of policies in Africa and in Europe.
The AALAB is evolution of our Accelerated Africa Conference+ and our response to the Diaspora Operational Plan (DOP) developed in December 2018 during the Accelerated Africa Conference+ by 240 participants combining Diaspora entrepreneurs; civile society; African entrepreneurs ; Policy and programme makers at EU, AU, Nationals and UN level.
Upcoming 2020 : AALAB to be jointly launched and operated by ADYFE and UNIDO, in collaboration with the African UNION/ citizens and Diaspora Directorate CIDO and with the support of the Digital Africa, shall offer a range of products and services to the diaspora.
AALAB will explore how technology and especially digitalization is currently ten folding the capacity the diaspora has to play in the development of the continent and the emergence of the robust entrepreneurial culture.