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Our promotional programmes

At DEG, we shape sustainable development in developing and emerging countries by financing private companies and their investments and advising them on various aspects of their endeavours. Our promotional programmes are designed to give companies additional support in various phases of their development. Our services are tailored to their individual needs: whether ESG management, start-up phase funding or co-financing for measures that have an impact on development, we empower companies to fuel the transformation towards a sustainable future.


AfricaConnect supports European companies invest in Africa by providing loans at attractive conditions. By offering individual financing with a minimum of red tape and specialist advice by DEG, it actively promotes and facilitates investments on the African continent.

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Business Support Services

DEG's Business Support Services provide companies in developing and emerging countries with targeted advisory solutions, helping them to achieve their economic transformation – especially in the area of sustainability and climate. A partial co-funding of the projects is possible.

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Fostering private sector initiatives where entrepreneurial potential meets developmental needs; this is the mission of develoPPP. Company projects with a high developmental impact can benefit from co-financing of up to EUR 2 million. Innovative start-ups can receive up to EUR 100,000 through develoPPP Ventures.

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This programme is specifically aimed at German and local SMEs in developing countries. Companies willing to invest in FinTech or GreenTech sectors of these countries can receive up to EUR 749,000 of co-financing, repayable on success.

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