6 ways to boost Africa's access to global and regional markets

Despite soaring economic growth rates, many African countries remain at the low end of global value chains, hampering their development progress and the continent's potential. Experts attending a recent forum hosted by the OECD Development Center gave Devex some advice on how to address the problem.

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  • Sibylle Koenig

    Sibylle Koenig is a development consultant and policy adviser with 10 years of experience in managing, monitoring and evaluating international aid programs and grant schemes, as well as advocacy. She has worked for a variety of organizations, including the European Commission, U.N. and bilateral aid agencies and NGOs in Latin America (4 years) and Europe, with extensive work travel to Africa (Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique, Kenya, Botswana) and Asia (Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, India, South Korea).