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Ensuring Safe Structures: a Decade of Using Digital Technology in Industrial Radiography in Viet Nam

Hanoi, Viet Nam – Ensuring the sturdiness of buildings and bridges, and testing for defects in pipes, pressure vessels and pumps became quicker, easier and even more accurate for the Viet Nam Atomic Energy Institute’s Centre for Non-Destructive Testing ten years ago this month, thanks to digital testing equipment acquired with the support of the IAEA. Read more →

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Accelerating Growth: IAEA Launches Plant Mutation Breeding Network for Asia and the Pacific

With populations growing rapidly, particularly in Asia and the Pacific, farmers and scientists are all the more drawing on the benefits of using irradiation to develop new crop varieties and meet farmers’ needs: higher, stable yields and high-quality plants that can resist disease and climate change. Read more →

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Strengthening International Standards for Nuclear Safety: IAEA Safety Publications Restructured

Achieving high levels of safety in the many areas in which countries use nuclear technologies requires a robust and comprehensive international safety framework. Read more →


Growing Populations: Time to Talk about Nuclear Power?

The IAEA is organizing the 2019 International Conference on Climate Change and the Role of Nuclear Power in Vienna from 7 to 11 October 2019. Read more →

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IAEA Launches Revamped Nuclear Communicator's Toolbox

An updated version of the IAEA’s Nuclear Communicator's Toolbox is now available. Read more →

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