2005 Report

The Commission for Africa’s final report, published on 11 March 2005, was based on extensive research and consultation in Africa and elsewhere. Part one was also published separately as a paperback by Penguin. The report is available to download below:

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Arabic Download Download 252, 566
German Download 94
Japanese Download 343
Mandarin Download 838
Portuguese Download Download 49
Swahili Download 316

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Full Report Download 3,585
Introduction: About This Report Download Download 23
Contents Download Download 29
List of Abbreviations Download Download 21
Executive Summary Download Download 37
Part 1: The Argument (includes all recommendations) Download Download 242
Part 2: 1 Overview: The Case for Action Download Download 109
Part 2: 2 Lost Decades: Legacy and Causes Download Download 721
Part 2: 3 Through African Eyes: Culture Download Download 67
Part 2: 4 Getting Systems Right: Governance and Capacity-Building Download Download 122
Part 2: 5 The Need for Peace and Security Download Download 106
Part 2: 6 Leaving No-One Out: Investing in People Download Download 791
Part 2: 7 Going for Growth and Poverty Reduction Download Download 174
Part 2: 8 More Trade and Fairer Trade Download Download 199
Part 2: 9 Where Will the Money Come From: Resources Download Download 165
Part 2: 9 Annexes Download Download 136
Part 2: 10 Making it Happen Download Download 88
Glossary Download Download 66
Notes and References Download Download 287
Report Cover, back page and spine Download Download 38