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Klaus Gihr

contributed to D+C/E+Z in summer 2018. He directs the KfW Development Bank’s Sector Policy Unit for Infrastructure and Natural Resources.  

All articles of Klaus Gihr


Time for change – but how?

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

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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