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SPIDER expanded work to new countries: Zambia and Myanmar. Open calls for projects in health and education were completed.
A pilot programme capacity building ICT Regulators was successfully completed and turned into ICT Regulation – Policy and Practice with two classes per year starting in 2017.
Sida confirmed continued support to SPIDER until the end of 2019. July 1st marks the start of the current agreement.
Finalising the agreement took until the end of the year which allowed SPIDER to dedicate the first six months of the 2015-2019 programme to planning and preparing for the coming work.
SPIDER shifted focus and started to support smaller organisations with closer local ties.
Regional and/or thematical networks for knowledge sharing and collaboration were started.
Swedish universities contributed to an empirically grounded project follow up gave theoretical context to projects.