Welcome to SPIDER
The Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions is a centre dedicated to Information and Communication Technology for Development – ICT4D.
We bring together actors with a common interest in using Information and Communication Technology as a tool to improve Transparency, Education and Health.
Our partners include Civil Society Organisations, Universities and Government agencies, in Sweden and in our partner countries.
SPIDER is hosted by the Department of Computer and Systems Science at Stockholm University.
Hopp i P1 is a science programme about things that have improved. This series will tell stories of increased literacy, how violence is decreasing, blue whales recuperating from near extintion, the effects of solar energy on ordinary life and how ICT brings change in...
Spider and partners are engaged in a research project exploring telehealth solutions for earlier detection and better treatment options of cervical cancer. The mortality rates in East and Southern Africa are among the highest in the world. One of the reasons is that...