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The UAE’s Nuclear Path: Q&A with Ambassador Hamad Alkaabi

The UAE started building the first unit of the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant in 2012 and currently has four units under construction. We sat down with Ambassador Hamad Alkaabi, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the IAEA, to talk about his country’s nuclear power programme. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Sees Safety Commitment at France’s Bugey Nuclear Power Plant, Areas for Improvement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of France’s Bugey Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) demonstrated a commitment to safety. Read more →

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Integrated Farming Finds Success in India with Help of Nuclear Science

Farmers have teamed up with scientists to find new ways to produce more food, improve the quality of their farmland and earn more money. With the help of nuclear techniques, they now have a method for producing high quality livestock and more crops while protecting the health of their soil for a future of more fertile farming. Read more →

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Indonesia Selects Nuclear-bred Soybean Variety for Mass Production

Indonesia's Ministry of Agriculture last month selected an improved soybean variety developed using nuclear techniques as the basis for its national self-sufficiency plan, which aims to increase food security in the country. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Says Romania Strengthened Regulatory Safety Framework, Sees Areas for Enhancement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said Romania has significantly strengthened its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety, including through approval of a National Strategy on Nuclear Safety and Security (NSNSS) and progress related to the management of radioactive waste and nuclear spent fuel. The team also made new recommendations for further improvement. Read more →

Director General Yukiya Amano

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