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Chad signed its First Country Programme Framework (CPF)
Chad signed its First Country Programme Framework (CPF)
2011-02-18
On 22 October 2010, the first Country Programme Framework (CPF) of Chad was signed in Vienna by H.E. Dr. Eugène TABE, Minister for Petrol and Energy, Chad and Ms Ana Maria Cetto, Deputy Director General, Head of the IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation. During the signing ceremony, Ms Cetto was represented by the acting DDG Mr Casas-Zamora. More »

Botswana signed its Second Country Programme Framework (CPF)
Botswana signed its Second Country Programme Framework (CPF)
2011-02-18
The second Country Programme Framework (CPF) document of Botswana was signed on 21 September within the framework of the IAEA General Conference by Hon Johnie K Swartz, Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Botswana and Ms. Ana Maria Cetto, Deputy Director General, Head of the IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation. More »

Benin signed its First Country Programme Framework (CPF)
Benin signed its First Country Programme Framework (CPF)
2011-02-18
Benin’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period 2010-2014 was signed by HE Mr Jean-Marie Ehouzou, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration, Francophonie and Beninese Abroad and Ms Ana Maria Cetto, Deputy Director General, Head of the IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation on 4th October 2010. More »

Malawi signed its First Country Programme Framework
Malawi signed its First Country Programme Framework
2011-02-18
H.E Mr Grain Wyson. Malunga, the Minister of Natural Resources, Energy Environment of Malawi and Ms Ana Maria Cetto, Deputy Director General, Head of the IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation have signed the Country Programme Framework (CPF) of Malawi on 22nd November 2010. More »

Zimbabwe signed new Country Programme Framework for 2010-2015
Zimbabwe signed new Country Programme Framework for 2010-2015
2011-02-18
On 30th November 2010, the Country Programme Framework (CPF) of Zimbabwe was signed at the IAEA Head Quarters in Vienna by H.E. Ms. Grace Tsitsi MUTANDIRO, Ambassador and Resident Representative of Zimbabwe and Ms Ana Maria Cetto, Deputy Director General, Head of the IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation. More »

Ghana signed new Country Programme Framework (CPF)
Ghana signed new Country Programme Framework (CPF)
2011-02-18
The Country Programme Framework (CPF) of Ghana was signed during the IAEA General Conference by HE Ms Ellen Serwaa NEE-WHANG, Resident Representative of Ghana to the IAEA and Ms. Ana Maria Cetto, Deputy Director General, Head of the IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation. More »

Regional Training Course On Project Design For National Counterparts
Regional Training Course On Project Design For National Counterparts
2011-02-17
Within the framework of the Formulation of the Technical Cooperation Programme 2012-2013, the Division for Africa in collaboration with the Division of Programme Support and Coordination, organized two Regional Training Courses on Project Planning and Design for National Project Counterparts for English and French-speaking countries. More »

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Enhancing nuclear reactor safety in Africa: the IAEA conducts an Integrated Nuclear Safety Assessment of Research Reactors (INSARR) mission in South Africa with EC support
Enhancing nuclear reactor safety in Africa: the IAEA conducts an Integrated Nuclear Safety Assessment of Research Reactors (INSARR) mission in South Africa with EC support
2013-11-08
From 30 September to 4 October 2013, the IAEA carried out an Integrated Nuclear Safety Assessment of Research Reactors (INSARR) mission at the SAFARI-1 research reactor, located in Pelindaba, South Africa. More »

Chad, Egypt, Libya and Sudan agree on framework for joint management of the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System
Chad, Egypt, Libya and Sudan agree on framework for joint management of the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System
2013-09-20
On 18 September 2013, the Governments of Chad, Egypt, Libya and Sudan formalized an agreement for joint management of the shared aquifer. More »

Ghana celebrates 50 years of cooperation with the IAEA at GC57: Opening ceremony of the country exhibition marks the occasion
Ghana celebrates 50 years of cooperation with the IAEA at GC57: Opening ceremony of the country exhibition marks the occasion
2013-09-18
The year 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of successful cooperation between Ghana and the IAEA. Over the past five decades, the IAEA has provided technical cooperation support to the country in all thematic areas in which the IAEA operates. More »

Uganda signs its third Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2014-2018
Uganda signs its third Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2014-2018
2013-09-17
Simon D’Ujanga, Minister of State for Energy, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development and Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed UGANDA’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2014 - 2019 on 17 September 2013. More »

Angola signs its Second Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2013-2018
Angola signs its Second Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2013-2018
2013-09-17
Maria de Jesus Ferreira, Ambassador and Resident Representative of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Angola in Austria and Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Angola’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2013 - 2018 on 17 September 2013. More »

The First AFRA-NEST General Assembly took place in Tanzania
The First AFRA-NEST General Assembly took place in Tanzania
2013-09-10
Fifty delegates gathered in Arusha, Tanzania for the 1st General Assembly of the AFRA-Network on Education in Science and Technology (AFRA-NEST) from 26 to 30 August 2013. More »

Improving soil fertility management using nuclear techniques: a new laboratory for soil and plant analysis opens in Seychelles
Improving soil fertility management using nuclear techniques: a new laboratory for soil and plant analysis opens in Seychelles
2013-08-29
A new soil and plant diagnostic laboratory in Seychelles has been officially opened on 1 August 2013. The laboratory is a successful outcome of an IAEA’s technical cooperation (TC) project carried out in support of government initiatives to strengthen national infrastructure for research and development in soil fertility management. More »

Promoting operational radiation safety of research reactors in Africa, with EU support: Workshop on ‘Operational Radiological Protection Programme for Research Reactors’ takes place in Vienna
Promoting operational radiation safety of research reactors in Africa, with EU support: Workshop on ‘Operational Radiological Protection Programme for Research Reactors’ takes place in Vienna
2013-04-17
The IAEA is committed to promoting and upgrading the safety and security of nuclear installations around the world, including research reactors. Operational safety is one of the fundamental pillars in ensuring the overall safety and reliability of nuclear facilities. More »

Saving Harvests: How the IAEA is responding to the transboundary threat of wheat black stem rust Ug99
Saving Harvests: How the IAEA is responding to the transboundary threat of wheat black stem rust Ug99
2013-04-05
A new race of the virulent cereal black stem rust disease, or Ug99, is spreading rapidly across Africa and South Asia and poses a major threat to global wheat and barley yields. The disease, caused by a parasitic fungus and first spotted in Uganda in 1999, is a mutated strain of an old crop disease. It has overcome existing defences in cultivated wheat varieties and is leading to devastating crop losses. More »

Isotope techniques support an integrated approach to water management in the Sahel
Isotope techniques support an integrated approach to water management in the Sahel
2013-03-22
The Sahel region, extending from the west to the east coast of northern Africa, is one of the world’s driest areas. To address the urgent water shortage and to help Sahel countries make use of their underground water supplies in a sustainable manner, the IAEA assists Sahel Member States to improve the understanding of their underground water systems through the use of isotope techniques. More »

African Cancer Fighters Recommend Bankable Projects to Close Funding Gap
African Cancer Fighters Recommend Bankable Projects to Close Funding Gap
2013-03-21
At a regional coordination meeting of the IAEA Technical Cooperation Project Supporting Comprehensive National Cancer Control, 15 African Member States gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, to review the project's progress in developing cancer control activities in the participating Member States More »

Bridging the Gap: an Induction Workshop of National Liaison Officers (NLOs) and National Liaison Assistants (NLAs)
Bridging the Gap: an Induction Workshop of National Liaison Officers (NLOs) and National Liaison Assistants (NLAs)
2013-03-15
A workshop was carried out under the TC project RAF/0/040 aimed at enhancing a mutual understanding of the IAEA TCP for greater effectiveness and efficiency of the programme.  More »

“TC Programme has increased radiotherapy capacity in our country”, says Ambassador of Sudan
“TC Programme has increased radiotherapy capacity in our country”, says Ambassador of Sudan
2013-02-22
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Nigeria signs its second Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2012-2017
Nigeria signs its second Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2012-2017
2013-02-15
Dr Franklin E. Osaisai, Director General and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Atomic Energy Commission, and Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Nigeria’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2012 - 2017 on 14 February 2013. More »

Promoting effective independent regulatory supervision of research reactor safety in Africa, with EU support: Workshop on ‘Regulatory Supervision of Research Reactors’ takes place in Vienna
Promoting effective independent regulatory supervision of research reactor safety in Africa, with EU support: Workshop on ‘Regulatory Supervision of Research Reactors’ takes place in Vienna
2012-12-06
Like nuclear power reactors, the safety of research reactors requires careful attention. Although research reactors are not covered by the Convention on Nuclear Safety, their safety is addressed by the IAEA’s Code of Conduct on the Safety of Research Reactors. The Code requires comprehensive and systematic independent regulatory supervision throughout the lifetime of a research reactor.  More »

IAEA technical cooperation in Africa: Addressing development challenges with nuclear technology
IAEA technical cooperation in Africa: Addressing development challenges with nuclear technology
2012-11-16
The IAEA supports the application of nuclear technology in over 40 countries in Africa in a wide range of areas through its technical cooperation (TC) programme. Human health is the top area of IAEA TC activity in the region at the moment, followed by food and agriculture. Other priority areas for TC in the region include human resource development, safety, industrial applications, water resource management and the environment. More »

Taking the Laboratory into the Field: Rapid and Early Animal Disease Diagnosis with Nuclear Applications
Taking the Laboratory into the Field: Rapid and Early Animal Disease Diagnosis with Nuclear Applications
2012-10-12
Read how the IAEA is working in Cameroon using nuclear technology to diagnose animal diseases. More »

Ethiopia signs its third Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2012-2017
Ethiopia signs its third Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2012-2017
2012-10-09
Mr. Dessie Dalkie, Minister of Science and Technology, and Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Ethiopia’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2012-2017 on 25 September 2012. More »

SAF5007-Successful IAEA/TC Project in the Field of Insect Pest Control
SAF5007-Successful IAEA/TC Project in the Field of Insect Pest Control
2010-08-20
South Africa’s Western Cape Province has a highly developed fruit export sector. However, the use of insecticides has become increasingly difficult due to pest resistance, environmental problems, legal restrictions and phytosanitary barriers to insecticide residues and larvae in export fruits (See Figure 1). More »

Regional Workshop for NLOs and AFRA National Coordinators in Africa
Regional Workshop for NLOs and AFRA National Coordinators in Africa
2010-02-16
A Regional Workshop for National Liaison Officers (NLOs) and AFRA National Coordinators (AFRA NCs) on Enhancing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the IAEA Technical Cooperation Programme was held from 10-14 January 2010, in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.  More »

Mauritania signs its first Country Programme Framework
Mauritania signs its first Country Programme Framework
2010-01-06
The Country Programme Framework (CPF) document of Mauritania was signed within the framework of a consultative meeting held in Vienna from 15-18 December 2009 by H.E. Dr. Cheickh El Moktar Ould Horma Ould Bebana, Minister of Health and Ms. Ana Maria Cetto, Deputy Director General, Head of the IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation.  More »

Successful Cooperation: Angola and IAEA in the Agriculture Sector
Successful Cooperation: Angola and IAEA in the Agriculture Sector
2009-10-09
The national project ANG/5/007, Improvement and Veterinary Assistance to Local Small Breeds, focuses on small ruminant production. More »

AFRA Celebrated its 20th Anniversary at the 53rd IAEA GC
AFRA Celebrated its 20th Anniversary at the 53rd IAEA GC
2009-09-23
An exhibition and panel discussion was held to celebrate AFRA's successes and challenges and to focus on Africa's future development. More »

AFRA Meeting at GC
AFRA Meeting at GC
2009-09-17
The AFRA Representatives held their 20th Meeting was in Vienna on 17th September 2009.  More »

Senegal signs its second Country Programme Framework
Senegal signs its second Country Programme Framework
2009-09-16
On 16 September 2009, the Country Programme Framework (CPF) document of Senegal was signed in Vienna.  More »

Côte d'Ivoire signs its second Country Programme Framework
Côte d'Ivoire signs its second Country Programme Framework
2009-09-16
The signing ceremony of the second Country Programme Framework (CPF) document of Côte d’Ivoire took place on16 September 2009 in Vienna during 53rd GC.  More »

African Regulators Meet in Vienna
African Regulators Meet in Vienna
2009-09-15
The Third Meeting of the Forum of Nuclear Regulatory Bodies in Africa has taken place in Vienna on 15th September 2009, in the margins of the 53rd General Conference of the IAEA.  More »

Botswana signed the UNDAF 2010-2016 with the participation of IAEA
Botswana signed the UNDAF 2010-2016 with the participation of IAEA
2009-09-09
In the New National Development Plan NPD10 (2009-2016) the Government of Botswana has attached due significance for the promotion of peaceful application of nuclear technology for sustainable development and the Agency contributed in the UN partners dialogue for the review of the NPD10.  More »

Induction and Consultative Meeting with the Republic of Mozambique
Induction and Consultative Meeting with the Republic of Mozambique
2009-07-13
The induction and consultative meeting is taking place this week in Vienna. As a new Member State to the IAEA, the Republic of Mozambique is participating in the current 2009-2011 IAEA Technical Cooperation Programme for the first time. The Country is also initiating preparatory actions for the development of the First CPF for the period 2011-2015.  More »

Considerations for embarking on a Nuclear Power Programme in Africa
Considerations for embarking on a Nuclear Power Programme in Africa
2009-06-19
The African regional Conference on “Considerations for Embarking on Nuclear Power Programme” was held 7-8 June 2009 in Cairo, Egypt, in conjunction with two Regional Technical Cooperation Project Coordination Meetings, RAF/0/028 (AFRA VI-1) and RAF/0/033.  More »

Training Courses on Self Assessment of Regulatory Infrastructures
Training Courses on Self Assessment of Regulatory Infrastructures
2009-06-17
The regional Training Course on Self Assessment Regulatory Infrastructures, organized by the IAEA through the Technical Cooperation Project RAF/9/038 - Promoting Self Assessment of Regulatory Infrastructures for Safety and Networking of Regulatory Bodies in Africa (AFRA), has been launched on Monday 15 June 2009 in Abuja Nigeria.  More »

2nd meeting and Forum of Regulatory Bodies In Africa Officially Launch
2nd meeting and Forum of Regulatory Bodies In Africa Officially Launch
2009-05-26
AFRA Member States hold the second meeting of the Forum of Regulatory Bodies In Africa (FORBIA) and officially launch the operational functioning of the Forum.  More »

Ghana develops a comprehensive National Cancer Control Strategy
Ghana develops a comprehensive National Cancer Control Strategy
2009-01-12
IAEA and PACT assist Ghana to introduce, expand and improve its cancer care capacity and services in a sustainable manner by integrating radiotherapy into comprehensive national cancer control programmes that maximise therapeutic effectiveness and impact.  More »

Uganda signs Country Programme Framework
Uganda signs Country Programme Framework
2008-10-01
During the 52nd regular session of the IAEA General Conference, the Republic of Uganda signed the Country Programme Framework (CPF) with the Agency.  More »

AFRA High Level Policy Review Seminar, Aswan, November 2007
AFRA High Level Policy Review Seminar, Aswan, November 2007
2008-08-15
From 19-23 November 2007, the AFRA High Level Policy Review Seminar took place in Aswan, Egypt bringing together several Ministers and representatives from AFRA Member States.  More »

1st African Conference on Clinical Nuclear Medicine & Medical Physics
1st African Conference on Clinical Nuclear Medicine & Medical Physics
2008-05-12
Within the framework of the AFRA regional projects RAF/6/030 - Diagnosing Diseases using Clinical Nuclear Medicine, and RAF/6/032 - Promoting Regional and National Quality Assurance Programmes for Medical Physics in Nuclear Medicine, and with support from the IAEA, the first African Conference on Clinical Nuclear Medicine and Medical Physics was held from 16 to 17 February 2008 in Khartoum, Sudan.  More »

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