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IAEA Launches Project to Help Countries Fight Food Fraud

The IAEA has launched a five-year research project with experts from 16 countries to refine methods to apply nuclear-derived techniques to test for accuracy in food labels.  Read more →


Using Nuclear Science to Better Understand Drought

In 2018, Cape Town was close to becoming the first major city in the world to run out of water. South African experts are using isotopic techniques to understand water resources and try to avoid another drought. Read more →

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IAEA Safety Mission Sees Significant Progress at France’s Golfech Nuclear Power Plant, Encourages Continued Improvement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of Golfech Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in France had strengthened operational safety by addressing the findings of an initial IAEA review in 2016. The team also encouraged a focus on continued improvement. Read more →

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Director General Amano Commends Latin American Countries for Peaceful Use of Nuclear Technology

Latin America has made significant progress in using nuclear techniques for development over the last 35 years, and the Regional Cooperation Agreement for the Promotion of Nuclear Science and Technology in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARCAL) has contributed to this achievement, Director General Yukiya Amano said in Varadero, Cuba, today. Read more →

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IAEA and Cuba Reaffirm Commitment to Strengthened Technical Cooperation

South-South cooperation, support in health care and the control of insect pests were the main topics of discussion during IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano’s visit to Cuba today. Read more →

Director General Yukiya Amano

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