Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA)

The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) is a south-south partnership with a south-north collaboration jointly led by the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Kenya, and the University of Witwatersrand (Wits), South Africa. The consortium is built on a merit driven system that ensures transparency and accountability to its members.

To be the catalyst for the emergence of a vibrant African academy able to lead world-class multidisciplinary research that makes a positive impact on population and public health.

To build high level capacity for population and public health-related research in Africa.

Our Approach

Doctoral and Post-doctoral Training

This program focuses on reforming higher education in Africa by helping universities develop exciting environments for academic and research pursuits and supporting promising African scholars

Institutionalization of CARTA

CARTA strengthens the human resources and university-wide systems resources critical to the success and sustainability of its programs at affiliated universities through workshops for librarians, graduate program

Securing the Future of CARTA Graduates

Graduates need opportunities to further their training, and to network and collaborate with peers. CARTA offers a variety of high quality post-doctoral opportunities.

Our Achievements

400

Peer Reviewed Publications

A Vibrant community of scholars active in research, doctoral training, and strengthening university systems in Africa

30

Graduates

Have completed their PhDs and graduated

450

Trained

Faculty and staff of universities trained on research governance, management and administration

Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa
165

Enrolled

Currently enrolles in PhD training across partner African universities and research institutions

“There is now general recognition among the CARTA stakeholders, and especially the fellows themselves, that the CARTA approach represents a significant enhancement of quality and that they will emerge with an education that is on par with international standards”. —SIDA Evaluation Report

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