Swedish Program for Information and Communication Technology in Developing Regions (SPIDER)

Description: 
The Swedish Program for Information and Communication Technology in Developing Regions is a national entity created to unify knowledge resources and make them available to developing countries. Behind the program stands Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and KTH, the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, where SPIDER is also hosted. The mission of SPIDER is to support the formation and dissemination of knowledge and competence in the area of information and communication technologies in developing countries. SPIDER pursues to enable those countries to meet the challenges of deploying ICT resources in such a way that they are sustainable and contribute to the economical development, the efficiency of organisations and the quality of life of their people. The SPIDER Network currently supports an introductory M.Sc. course on ICT4D to ICT for development at Karlstad and Orebro Universities.
Subject: 
Knowledge resources, dissemination
Creator: 
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
Language: 
EN
Type: 
Text
Format: 
Web Page