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24 April 2015 | With IAEA support, Sudan is suppressing mosquito populations

24 March 2015 | How the Atom Benefits Life

20 March 2015 | Water for Sustainable Development: The Role of Isotope Hydrology

16 March 2015 | A fair trade: IAEA, Member States enhance
import-export control of radioactive sources

2 March 2015 | Introductory Statement to Board of Governors - Animal Diseases
17 February 2015 | Projecting the future
On 3-5 February 2015, the IAEA marked World Cancer Day with a large projection on the external wall of the Vienna International Centre.

4 February 2015 | World Cancer Day 2015 - IAEA Director General Statement
4 February 2015 | Coping with Cancer – Viet Nam’s Story

22 December 2014 | Improved Safety, Improved Care
Interview with Mr Nicolas Ruben, Chief of Education and Training
at the Argentina National Regulatory Authority
5 December 2014 | From the Cradle to the Grave - Paving the Way for the Control of Radioactive Sources

17 November 2014 | Access is everything: Radiotherapy equipment manufacturers and end-users from low and middle income countries (LMICs) attend the 5th AGaRT meeting
10 November 2014 | A Health Check For Food -
IAEA Supports Food Safety Controls in Chile

28 October 2014 | Understanding and Protecting the Environment
7 October 2014 | Under the Water Table

24 September 2014 | Tissue Banking in Latin America (ARCAL)
Spanish with English subtitles
23 September 2014 | Radioactive Waste - The Journey to Disposal

9 September 2014 | Conditioning of Radioactive Sources in Montenegro - Interview with Janos Balla
7 July 2014 | Behind These Doors

24 June 2014 | Sustaining the Sahel: Regional Basin Authorities and the IAEA Work Together
13 June 2014 | IAEA-supported experts attend and participate in MAM conference

2 June 2014 | Strengthening and Harmonizing National Capabilities for Response to Radiation Emergencies
2 June 2014 | Strengthening Technical Capabilities for Patient and Occupational Radiation Protection

27 May 2014 | Malnutrition in Morocco - How Isotopes Can Help
  21 May 2014 | A Global Approach to Tackle Child Malnutrition – Interview with Alan Jackson

21 May 2014 | Using Stable Isotopes to Manage Child Malnutrition – Interview with Steve Wootton
  14 May 2014 | Promoting Better Nutrition in Morocco With Nuclear Techniques

28 April 2014 | Experiences from IAEA Technical Cooperation Fellows
10 April 2014 | Raising the bar - Supporting quality assurance
programmes in nuclear analytical laboratories

4 February 2014 | World Cancer Day 2014 - Statement by Kwaku Aning
At the 2014 World Cancer Day event, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, Kwaku Aning, delivered the opening statement.

3 February 2014 | Vietnam/World Cancer Day
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano  visited cancer treatment facilities in Hanoi.

9 January 2014 | Cancer Control – IAEA's Contribution

13 January 2014 | Training National Liaison Officers to ensure the success of the IAEA’s technical cooperation programme.

9 January 2014 | IAEA helps Latin American countries use isotopes to fight malnutrition.
2 January 2014 | Supporting the scientists of the future: Developing extra-curricular educational material on nuclear science and technology for secondary schools.

2 January 2014 | The IAEA - In Focus
From a football stadium in Europe to the mountains of South America, from a remote farm in Africa to a cancer hospital in Asia - the work of the IAEA can be seen in many different places. Headquartered in Vienna, Austria, the IAEA promotes the peaceful, safe and secure use of nuclear science and technology. The IAEA - In Focus offers an insight into the multi-faceted work of the IAEA.

12 November 2013 | Supporting sustainable crop production in
Asia and the Pacific: IAEA hosts a group fellowship

On 7 October – 5 November 2013, the IAEA, under the technical cooperation programme, hosted a group fellowship on agricultural soil and water management to support sustainable crop production in the Asia and the Pacific region.

18 September 2013 | Four African Nations Agree to Water Management Programme
Seeking to improve their management of water resources, four northeast African nations agreed at the IAEA to establish a long-term framework for utlizing a key underground water system.

18 September 2013 | Shores of Resilience - Protecting Tunisia's Coastlines with Radionuclide Analysis
Tunisia is trying to cope with the pollution coming from industrial and domestic waste. The country's National Center of Nuclear Sciences and Technologies takes part in a technical cooperation project that supports the use of nuclear techniques to manage marine pollution.

18 September 2013 | From Hilltops to Oceans - Managing Pollution in Manila Bay with Isotopic Techniques
Scientists from the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) monitor and manage the pollution in Manila Bay with the support of the IAEA's technical cooperation programme.
18 September 2013 | Oceans of Change - Using Nuclear Science to Study Ocean Acidification
Marine scientists at the IAEA's Environment Laboratories in Monaco are using a range of nuclear and isotopic techniques to study a process known as "Ocean Acidification".

17 September 2013 | Keeping the Planet Blue - Nuclear Applications for a Healthy Marine Environment
We call our earth the "Blue Planet". Over seventy percent of it is indeed covered by water, but is it really blue? Look closely and you will see that in fact it's red, yellow, green, black and brown.
16 September 2013 | Statement to 57th General Conference - Achievements
In his opening statement, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano outlined the Agency's achievements and challenges of the past year.

16 September 2013 | Statement to 57th General Conference - Technical Cooperation
In his opening statement, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano outlined how the Agency, through its Technical Cooperation programme, is providing support to 125 countries and territories, and working more closely together with other UN specialized agencies, such as the World Health Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization, in order to achieve more effective implementation.
11 September 2013 | 50 Years of Ghana/IAEA Cooperation
An interview with Mr. Benjamin Nyarko, Director General of Ghana's Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) on 50 years of cooperation between IAEA and Ghana in the peaceful application of nuclear technologies for sustainable development. Mr. Nyarko is also the National Liaison Officer of Ghana to the IAEA.

15 August 2013 | Roxanne Blesam speaks about the benefits of a CPF for the development of a TC programme in Palau.
17 May 2013 | Securing Radioactive Sources
A team of experts from South Africa's Nuclear Energy Corporation has removed 16 highly radioactive sources from disused medical devices in the Philippines. The source removal experts used a special facility known as a "mobile hot cell" to carry out the six-week operation, which was financed by the IAEA's Nuclear Security Fund.

UN TV | 20 March 2013 | Indonesia: Safer Food for a Growing Population
With the support of IAEA, this tropical country is using nuclear technology to extend the shelf life of food, provide a safe diet for people with compromised immune systems, and to treat fresh produce for export to global markets.

4 February 2013 | Ambassador of Sudan Attends IAEA World Cancer Day 2013 Event
Like in many Africa countries, cancer cases in Sudan are on the increase, and the facilities in one of the continent's largest countries are overburdened. Speaking in Vienna, Mahmoud Hassan El Amin of the Sudan Embassy to the UN and the IAEA discusses the cancer situation in his country and the assistance Sudan receives from the IAEA.

17 January 2013 | Finding Dirty Water
The IAEA uses nuclear techniques to help Member States find, control and prevent water pollution. Marcelle Phaneuf from the IAEA Terrestrial Environment Laboratory in Seibersdorf, Austria, explains how pollution finds its way into surface water.
8 January 2013 | IAEA Organizes Schools to Improve National Regulations on Nuclear and Radiation Safety

8 January 2013 | IAEA Organizes Schools to Improve National Regulations on Nuclear and Radiation Safety
29 November 2012 | Introductory Statement to Board of Governors - Official Visit to Ethiopia
In his opening remarks to the Board of Governors, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano spoke about his recent trip to Ethiopia, where he also visited a facility for the rearing and irradiation of tsetse flies, which is operated with the support of an IAEA tsetse eradication project.

15 November 2012 | How Nuclear Technology Contributes to Development in the South
IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, Mr. Kwaku Aning, discusses the role of the IAEA in development issues.

21 September 2012 | Visual Impressions: 56th IAEA General Conference.

19 September 2012 | Better Crops To Feed Millions
Feeding growing populations is a problem that countries around the world struggle with. The IAEA is working with seven Arab countries in Asia to improve the yield and resilience of wheat and barley, two of the crops the region depends on the most.
18 September 2012 | Better Fruit For Neretva Valley
Farmers in Croatia are using nuclear technology to tackle the Mediterranean fruit fly, a common pest that poses a serious threat to the country's lucrative fruit industry. With the support of the IAEA and the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Croatia is implementing the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT).

18 September 2012 | Protecting Africa's Lifeblood - Controlling Animal Disease in Cameroon
In countries such as Cameroon, nuclear and nuclear-related technologies are playing an essential role in maintaining animal health and protecting vulnerable communities from outbreaks of disease.
18 September 2012 | Safer Food For a Growing Population - Using Food Irradiation in Indonesia
Indonesia is one of 60 countries currently using food irradiation to improve food safety and quality. This tropical country, with a growing population of around 250 million, uses this nuclear technology to prevent food poisoning, extend the shelf-life of food and provide a safe diet for people with suppressed immune systems.

18 September 2012 | Proper Pesticide Use - Monitoring Impact of Pesticides with Nuclear Techniques
Food safety experts from the IAEA are conducting research using nuclear techniques to evaluate the impact of pesticide use on the environment, in food products and surface waters.
18 September 2012 | More Food With Better Soil - Using Isotope Techniques To Improve Soil Quality
The tiny Austrian village of Grabenegg may be worlds apart and miles away from the African savannahs, the Asian deltas or the fields of South America. But research being conducted here by IAEA soil scientists could, in the future, help farmers in these parts of the world to grow more and better crops.

18 September 2012 | Birth of Centenario - Farming in the High Andes
farmers in the High Andes of Peru can grow varieties of sturdy grains, such as barley, that can survive under extreme weather conditions. These have been developed with a plant breeding technique that uses radiation on seeds to induce changes in plants.
18 September 2012 | Food For the Future
The High Andes of Peru, the busy streets of Jakarta and the dusty Cameroon bush - all very different places, in diverse parts of the world, with one thing in common: the people here are all benefiting from nuclear science and the support of the IAEA to produce and protect food and make it safer.
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5 September 2012 | The first IAEA group fellowship training on soil water management funded by Japan.
TC fellows talk about the IAEA's group fellowship on 'Agricultural Soil and Water Management.'

24 August 2012 | Supporting an integrated approach to water management in the Sahel.
John A. Shamonda, Nigeria and Adnane S. Moulla, Algeria, talk about the situation in the Sahel region and explain how nuclear techniques can help their countries achieve water security.

24 August 2012 | Supporting an integrated approach to water management in the Sahel.
Holger Treidel, UNESCO explains why his organization is taking part in the project.
24 August 2012 | Supporting an integrated approach to water management in the Sahel.
Abdel K. Dodo, OSS, explains why his organization is taking part in the Sahel project

25 April 2012 | Women in Science: Perspectives from Africa
Two African women scientists - Sarah Nafuna from Uganda and Jane Mubanga Chinkusu from Zambia - present their perspectives on the opportunities and challenges for women in Africa who would like to enter the field of nuclear science.

24 February 2012 | IAEA's Support to Economic Development
Mr Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, speaks at the International Peace Institute.

2 February 2012 | World Cancer Day 2012 - IAEA Director General Statement
2 February 2012 | A montage from an event held in Vienna by the IAEA and its partners on 2 February 2011 to commemorate World Cancer Day 2012.

16 December 2011 | Better Fruit with Nuclear Technology
Farmers in Croatia are using nuclear technology to tackle the Mediterranean fruit fly, a common pest that poses a serious threat to the country's lucrative fruit industry. With the support of the IAEA and the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Croatia is implementing the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT).

7 October 2011 | On the Watch for a Silent Killer in El Salvador
"Red tides" occur when algal populations "bloom" or explode. The algae release toxins that can taint seafood and poison consumers, and the local community. In El Salvador, the IAEA helps scientists at the University of El Salvador's Marine Toxins Laboratory set up an early warning system to detect toxins in microalgae and seafood.

21 September 2011 | RBA for Red Tide Control: A Field Update
As a collaborating centre for the IAEA, the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) is active in the development and application of the Receptor Binding Assay (RBA) technique to control "red tides". This video presents an update from the field.
21 September 2011 | No Rain, No Food - Using Nuclear Techniques in Rain-fed Agriculture
Access to sufficient water supplies is essential for successful and sustainable farming. Without water, crops die, farmers lose their income and people go hungry. Agriculture that depends upon rainwater represents about 80% of the total area under cultivation and produces the majority, or about 60%, of global food.

21 September 2011 | More Crop Per Drop - Coping With Water Scarcity in Kenya
Agriculture is the largest global consumer of water - accounting for around 70% of the freshwater drawn from lakes, waterways and aquifers around the world. One project is supporting the use of "drip irrigation", a cost-effective technique that can reduce water use by 50%, compared to other forms of irrigation.

21 September 2011 | Tracing Pollution of the Past - Protecting Aquatic Environments in Caribbean
The IAEA is helping twelve countries in the Caribbean to understand and manage coastal pollution. Led by IAEA experts in aquatic and marine environment, the project has established a network of experts and laboratories across the Caribbean basin.

20 September 2011 | IAEA Rinderpest Freedom Celebration - Interview with Ann Tutwiler
Ann Tutwiler, Deputy Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), was the lead speaker at the IAEA's Rinderpest Freedom Celebration, which took place on 20 September 2011 during the Agency's General Conference.

20 September 2011 | Rinderpest No More - Interview with Hermann Unger
Hermann Unger, IAEA Animal Production and Health Section, explains the IAEA's role in rinderpest eradication

20 September 2011 | Rinderpest No More - Interview with Adama Diallo (in French)
Adama Diallo, head of the IAEA's Animal Production and Health Laboratory, explains the IAEA's role in rinderpest eradication.
20 September 2011 | IAEA Rinderpest Freedom Celebration - Interview with Margaret Kamar
Professor Margaret Kamar, Kenya's Minister for Higher Education, Science and Technology, was one of the guest speakers at the IAEA's Rinderpest Freedom Celebration, which took place during the Agency's General Conference. She discusses the impact of the disease on her country and how the situation has improved since eradication.

19 September 2011 | The Search For Safe Water
In 1993, Bangladesh found its main source of fresh water was contaminated with natural arsenic, resulting in a public health threat impacting millions of people. By using nuclear techniques, Bangladesh was able to demonstrate that isotope hydrology could effectively and affordably help to locate identify safe sources of water. This film demonstrates some of the effects of arsenic poisoning in these villages and its successful resolution.

19 September 2011 | Understanding Water Pollution
The IAEA Marine Environment Laboratories in Monaco use nuclear techniques to investigate the effect of pollution on the marine ecosystem, the ability of underwater species to grow and thrive, and ultimately man's continued ability to depend on the sea for food and income. IAEA scientist Jean-Louis Teyssié explains how he and his colleagues use lung fish, sharks and mussels to understand pollution's effects.

19 September 2011 | Water Matters: Making a Difference with Nuclear Techniques
For over 50 years, the IAEA has promoted the use of nuclear techniques to tackle some of the earth's most pressing water challenges. The Agency conducts over 100 projects in around 90 countries that apply nuclear techniques in the fields of water resources assessment, agricultural water management and marine pollution control.
16 September 2011 | Water For Santa Elena
Santa Elena is an arid peninsula on Ecuador's Pacific coast and home to 250 000 people. Fresh water was hard to find until the community, the regional university and the IAEA worked together to use isotope techniques to measure the available water. With that data, the community was able to dig wells that will last, providing water 24 hours a day for the first time.

13 September 2011 | Improving Regulatory Documents on Radiation Safety through a series of IAEA Schools - Listen to the IAEA Experts.
13 September 2011 | Improving Regulatory Documents on Radiation Safety through a series of IAEA Schools - Listen to the participants

13 September 2011 | Improving Regulatory Documents on Radiation Safety through a series of IAEA Schools - Listen to the International Experts.
8 March 2011 | International Women´s Day 2011 - Women Working in Nuclear Science
Traditionally, the world of nuclear science and technology may be a male-dominated field - but times are changing. Five woman talk about their work at the IAEA, their motivations and job satisfaction and encourage more women to join their ranks.

8 February 2011 | Case for Nuclear Power in Africa - Interview with Ali Boussaha
Ali Boussaha, Director of the IAEA´s Technical Cooperation Programme in Africa, talks about why nuclear power is a viable option for African countries and the challenges these countries face.


30 January 2011 | Nuclear Science Preserves Art
Nuclear techniques are being used to protect and preserve works of art around the world. The techniques are supported by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which operates projects to preserve cultural heritage artefacts using radiation. One centre is the IRASM Radiation Processing Centre in Bucharest, which was established in 2000 with the support of an IAEA Technical Cooperation project.

22 December 2010 | Vinca - Nuclear Fuel Leaves Serbia
A multinational effort has been completed to remove nuclear fuel, some of it highly enriched uranium, from Serbia´s nuclear research reactor at Vinca.
26 November 2010 | Hands-on in Europe - Technical Cooperation Programme
European National Liaison Officers talk about the benefits their countries gain from the IAEA´s technical cooperation programme.

26 November 2010 | Future Challenges of TC - Interview with Ana María Cetto
Ana María Cetto, former Deputy Director General and head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, talks about the work being done in this area, and the major challenges awaiting the Agency in the future.

22 March 2010 | Drip Irrigation: Getting More Out of Less
What is Drip Irrigation?
Water trickles out of a tiny black plastic tube and flows onto a spot near a young banana plant. The set-up looks simple, but it works with precision

22 March 2010 | Drip Irrigation: Getting More Out of Less
How is the Technology Transferred to Fields?
IAEA scientists work together with counterparts in Member States to transfer knowledge of drip irrigation and nuclear science techniques to the farmers. Michel Warnau, Programme Management Officer, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation (Africa), explains how farmers are trained and projects are implemented.
22 March 2010 | Drip Irrigation: Getting More Out of Less
What is the Role of Nuclear Science?
Minh-Long Nguyen, Head of the IAEA Soil and Water Mangagement Section, explains the role of nuclear science and how nuclear technology helps to effectively test water quality and measure water quantity in plants and in the soil.

Determining the levels of radionuclides in seawater:
Follow a seagoing research vessel as it undertakes sampling in the Caspian Sea.
Mini Chernobyl
See the remains of a former iodine factory

Two drops of Blood - Handle with Care - Clean Water for Costa Rica

The impact the Agency's TC programme can have in Guatemala and Costa Rica.

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