Aims and Objectives:

  • To promote and strengthen friendship and cooperation between India and Africa in social, political, economic, scientific, environment, cultural, intellectual fields and build a platform for a new India African engagement, gaining trust, understanding and cooperation of respective governments, policymakers, opinion leaders, business leaders and prominent academicians from both the countries
  • To enhance the quality of life of people of Africa ,by initiating projects in tune with local needs after considering the ground realities ,feasibility studies and due deliberations ensuring consensus
  • To work as a catalyst for a stronger mutually beneficial India-Africa partnership by pooling respective strengths and expertise to not only benefit the national interests of each other but of the world
  • To identify and analyze problems encountered by people of Africa with a humanitarian perspective free from stereotypes and provide creative inputs for comprehensive solution, taking in to confidence all stake holders involved
  • To strengthen and encourage cultural exchange between India and Africa through the medium of language, art and culture by organizing major Africa events in India and across the world, showcasing traditional African products cinema ,documentary shows, plays, concerts, food festivals , thereby giving insight about rich African Culture to general public and raise funds for its further propagation
  • To establish an African studies and research center to promote collaborative academic research on major issues confronting Africa in close cooperation with institutions of eminence and provide a forum where researchers conduct, Gather, and disseminate findings, vital in giving a new direction to the goal of Greater Africa
  • To work in close cooperation with institutions, NGO, Individuals in Africa with similar aims and seek their valuable support in strengthening this initiative for fulfilling the vision of IAC.
  • To help deserving African students undertake higher education by facilitating scholarship and endowments intended to mould next generation of African leaders with global outlook who will spearhead transformation and development of Africa.
  • Develop into an authentic institution of high credibility, capable of rendering advisory assistance to designated authorities, governments, institutions and international agencies in Poverty alleviation, Disaster Mitigation and Management, emergency aid, forest management, wildlife protection and concerns of International importance pertaining to Africa and vice-versa.
  • Constantly strive to identify new areas of mutual co-operation and explore avenues in strengthening the relationship and create greater spaces for dialogue and reconciliation to promote social, political and economic integration of Africa.
  • Support a number of programmes and capacity building initiatives to encourage disadvantaged sections in Africa to learn new skills to improve employability and enhance their abilities to become self reliant and self sufficient
  • Engage in dialogue and debate, to promote public understanding of African issues by putting to effective use, all media platforms available, to pool in diverse perspectives and lend voice to the right African perspectives on questions of world significance.
  • Publish a journal devoted to production and dissemination of information on Africa and the Diaspora, highlighting emerging social, economic and cultural trends with the intent to increase awareness of the critical place of Africa in the global community.
  • IAC will strive to identify new areas to promote commerce, Trade, Agriculture and Industry between India and African Countries and ensure the smooth flow of trade, investment and joint ventures, seeking active cooperation of the existing political dispensations and respective chambers of commerce.
  • To explore diverse avenues to raise funds from agencies, donors both institutions and individuals across countries to carry out day to activities, campaigns for furthering its objectives as well as undertake crucial projects from time to time
  • As situation warrants IAC will explore all possible collaborations, relationships directly or indirectly with individuals ,institutions ,organizations ,corporate with the intent to harness technical expertise, resources of all nature for synergizing its operations for realizing its objectives