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Christiane Laibach

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in winter 2019/2020 as the chairwoman of the Management Board of DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft. DEG is a subsidiary of KfW group. Its mission is to promote private-sector activity in developing countries and emerging markets.  

All articles of Christiane Laibach

Private-sector development

“The right balance”

Innovative start-ups make a difference in Africa, but on their own they cannot generate enough jobs

Development finance institution

Bigger markets, more opportunities

DEG chairwoman Christiane Laibach elaborates why development depends on trade

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