Concerned Africans Youth Forum (CAYF) Ghana


The Concerned Africans Youth Forum (CAYF) is a Continental African Youth Leadership forum for young Africans concerned about the development challenges facing the African continent. CAYF was initially established in 2008 as an outreach organization, and the Forum brings together leading figures from across the continent and beyond to determine how best to engage Africa’s most valuable resource – its Youth. CAYF has over 5 (five) thousand members from all over the Sub-regions in Africa who are mainly Youth. It also has representatives in 47 Member states of the African Union.


Name of Primary Programme
Concerned Africans Youth Forum (CAYF)
Numbers of programme participants annually
25 - 250
Telephone Number - alternate
+233 247447421
Programme Type
Leadership Impact Platform
Region from which participants are selected
Various, Northern Africa, West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa
Organisation website
Programme Funders
Government, Philanthropic
African country or countries of programme delivery
Programme Contact email
Government funding
FAO, IFAD, UNCTAD, World Bank, ECOWAS, Ghana Ministry of Youth and Sports
Region of programme delivery
West Africa
Country of operation
Philanthropic funders
Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation
Are programmes continuing?
Organisation Name
Concerned Africans Youth Forum (CAYF)
Programme Start Date
Telephone Number
+233 265414600

Leadership organisation location

Cantonments, Accra, Ghana
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