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Mauritius Inaugurates New Facility to Use Nuclear Technology to Fight Agricultural Pests

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has helped Mauritius take an important step in the suppression of agricultural pests with the inauguration of a new facility to apply a nuclear technique to fight insects that cause annual losses of around US $6 million to farmers. Read more →

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IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Advisory Mission in Madagascar

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today completed a nuclear security advisory mission in Madagascar, which was carried out at the request of the Government of Madagascar. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Sees Safety Commitment at Belarus NPP Ahead of Commercial Operation

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has observed a commitment by the operator of the Belarusian nuclear power plant (NPP) to strengthening safety, ahead of the start of commercial operations of the NPP’s first unit. Read more →

Memorial Ceremony for Director General Yukiya Amano
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IAEA Member States, Staff Pay Tribute to Late Director General Yukiya Amano

At a memorial service held at IAEA headquarters in Vienna today in the presence of Mrs. Yukika Amano, dignitaries, diplomats and colleagues paid tribute to late Director General Yukiya Amano, who passed away last month. Read more →

Director General Yukiya Amano

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