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Scientists Explore Groundwater in the Sahel with Nuclear Technology

Producer: Alejandra Silva Garduno, Narrator: Hayley Sears, Video and animation: Svetlomir Slavchev

In the deserts of the Sahel, one of the poorest regions of the world, rich bodies of water underground provide a source of life. Using nuclear-derived techniques, scientists from 13 African countries have carried out the first ever regionwide assessment of groundwater in this area of 5 million square kilometres, with the help of the IAEA. 

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