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26 March 2015 News Story

IAEA Director General commends India's cancer control expertise

The establishment of comprehensive cancer control programmes in developing countries demonstrates how nuclear technology can contribute to global development, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said during a visit to the Tata Memorial Centre cancer hospital in Mumbai.

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25 March 2015 News Story

Open for Applications: IAEA Coordinated Research Activities in 2015

Research institutes and organizations interested in gaining access to vast global databases of research findings and taking part in papers submitted to high-level, peer-reviewed journals, can now submit a proposal for a Research Contract or Agreement to take part in IAEA-coordinated research activities this year

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24 March 2015 News Story

Safeguards: Preventing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

The IAEA is often called the world's "nuclear watchdog". Have you ever wondered why that is?

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Manoj Chumroo
24 March 2015 News Story

IAEA Impact: More Bountiful Crops With Every Drop Using Drip Irrigation in Mauritius

Cauliflower, broccoli, sweet pepper and many other nutritious vegetables used to be expensive in Mauritius. This has all changed over the past few years, and local farms are now starting to supply the country's growing population and burgeoning tourism industry with fresh, locally grown produce.

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Yukiya Amano
23 March 2015 News Story

IAEA Director General Urges Iran to Clarify Nuclear Concerns

Iran needs to help clarify concerns about possible military dimensions to its nuclear programme but progress so far has been limited, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said in a statement at the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference in Washington.

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20 March 2015 News Story

IAEA Marks World Water Day

Finding available, clean and safe water is a cornerstone of human development. Nuclear techniques can help in identifying and guarding water resources in countries all over the world.

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19 March 2015 News Story

South African hospital offers improved cancer care and training to staff from across Africa

Improved cancer care and strengthened research and development capabilities are among the main results of South Africa’s collaboration with the IAEA over the last decades, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria.

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Under lush green fertile lands, the Guarani Aquifer spans over 1.2 million square kilometres
18 March 2015 News Story

IAEA Impact: Brazil and Its Neighbours Work to Protect One of the World's Largest Groundwater Reservoirs

Shrouded in mystery, the future of the largest groundwater reservoir in Latin America once left scientists, academics and politicians in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay concerned about the fate of their major freshwater resource.

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IAEA Director General Amano visits the Ithemba Laboratory for Accelerator-Based Sciences at Wits University, Southf Africa
18 March 2015 News Story

Nuclear Technology is Key to Africa's Development, IAEA Director General Says

Nuclear technology has much to contribute to the social and economic development of Africa, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said in Pelindaba, South Africa at a special event marking the 50th anniversary of the country's first research reactor.

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Deployment of a tsetse trap
17 March 2015 News Story

IAEA Impact: Senegal Nears First Victory in Eradicating Tsetse Flies

After a four-year eradication programme including nuclear techniques, the Niayes region of Senegal is now almost free of the tsetse fly, which used to decimate livestock.

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Last update: 26 March 2015