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Rice demonstration trial on farmer's field
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Improved Soil and Nutrient Management Practices Increase Rice Yields in Lao PDR

Rice, the main staple crop in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), is key to food security and employment. Read more →

Nuclear Science and Technology for Climate Change Adaption

Nuclear Science and Technology for Climate Change Adaptation

The IAEA helps countries to use nuclear science and technologies to monitor and measure the impact of climate change and adapt to its effects. This support is relevant in the context of improving agriculture, water management and the resilience of food production systems, among others. Read more →

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Security of Radioactive Sources Enhanced by the Republic of the Congo with Assistance from the IAEA

Two disused radioactive sources, previously employed in cancer treatment, are now in safe and secure storage in the Republic of the Congo, following successful transport and increased security at their temporary storage facility, with the support of the IAEA. Read more →

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COVID-19 Pandemic Causes Major Decrease in Heart Disease Tests, IAEA Survey Shows

Procedures to diagnose and treat heart diseases decreased by nearly two-thirds across the world during the early months of the pandemic as countries and patients prioritized the fight against COVID-19, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) survey shows. Read more →

Storage hall for low- and medium-level radioactive waste at ZWILAG Switzerland
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Call for Papers: International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management

Interested contributors have until 5 March 2021 to submit abstracts for the International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management: Solutions for a Sustainable Future, to be held in Vienna, Austria from 1-5 November 2021. Read more →

Latest info on COVID-19 from Austrian and Viennese authorities

Update as of 13 Jan.: Most of Vienna-based IAEA staff are working remotely until 24 January. For more, click here.

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