Welcome to SPIDER

SPIDER, has the mission to decrease the global differences in the use of ICT. SPIDER promotes the use of ICT as a means to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as established by the UN in 2015.

Our work includes support to projects, research and capacity building in developing regions. Spider also acts in networks and brings together actors from different parts of the ICT-arena: Civil Society Organisations, Universities, Private Companies as well as Governmental Agencies in Sweden and in our partner countries.

Spider has projects, supports research and builds networks and capacity within our thematic areas Health, Education and Transparency & Accountability in Sub-Saharan Africa, South-East Asia and South America.

Recent posts

Open source collaboration across continents

SPIDER partners Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in Bolivia and University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania have inititated a collaboration that is the first of its kind where UDSM will use and further develop the open source research management system that UMSA has developed.

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Our projects

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Our partners

Digital African Health Library Logo
Fundacion La Paz Logo
Institute of Family Medicine Kenya (INFA-MED) logo
InSTEDD iLabs SE Asia Logo
ODC Logo
Open Development Myanmar logo
Open Institute Cambodia
Phandeeyar logo
PTS logo
Sida logo
ToroDev Logo
UNAD Logo: Ugandan National Associatin of the Deaf
University of Dodoma Logo
Wougnet Logo
World Vision Logo


ICT4Democracy East Africa
ICT4Education network logo