The Manchester Conference was the fifth and the last conference held in the diaspora, it was chaired by WEB Dubois and assisted by George Padmore and kwame as co-secretaries. It was attended by very many African delegates including Jomo Kenyatta & Patrice Lumumba etc.
Key topics discussed at the conference included agriculture, industry, education, healthcare, infrastructure, and governance. The attendees examined the challenges and opportunities in colonial development and discussed ways to enhance the welfare of the colonial populations.
The conference resulted in the Manchester Agreement, which outlined commitments and initiatives to advance colonial development and welfare. The agreement emphasized the need for increased investment in education, healthcare, and economic infrastructure in the colonies, as well as the importance of involving local populations in decision-making processes.
Overall, the Manchester Conference on Colonial Development and Welfare played a role in shaping colonial policies in the post-World War II era and highlighted the growing international focus on addressing the needs and aspirations of colonial territories.