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Friederike Bauer

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in autumn of 2022 as a Frankfurt-based journalist.

All articles of Friederike Bauer

Central America

Planting diverse crops, securing livelihoods

Farming in a traditional and sustainable way benefits biodiversity and helps against external shocks


New fund for conservation areas

Many conservation areas in income-poor world regions need better funding. KfW Development Bank has established a new tool to address this issue


Biodiversity conservation areas need better funding

Humanity depends on a diverse natural world but many important conservation areas are underfunded, especially in developing countries

KfW financing

Investing in better networks

This is where KfW invests in new storage facilities and networks for renewable energy


Networks and storage needed

The global transition towards renewable energy can only succeed if the necessary networks and storage capacities are available


Desks, tables, windows – and dry floors

Renovated and well equipped school creates a good learning environment


“A shift in attitude is already underway”

KfW increasingly engages in promoting the global transport transition


Time for change – but how?

The majority of developing countries and emerging economies still lack quick, safe and affordable transport

Kofi Annan

Special relationship with Africa

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan cared deeply about Africa

Transforming transportation

Combining digitalisation and mobility

A transportation transformation is necessary and possible in Africa, but it will look different than in industrialised countries

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