Special Edition: Atoms for Peace & Development

Vol. 56-1

March 2015

Through the IAEA’s assistance, the peaceful uses of nuclear techniques are put to use in various areas, including human health, food and agriculture, the environment, water, energy, nuclear safety and security, and the preservation of artefacts.

Atoms for peace and development: contributing to global progress through nuclear science and technology

Peace and development through the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology

Bringing cancer care closer to home: Mauritania opens first nuclear medicine centre

Eating better: Guatemala works to control the double burden of malnutrition

South Africa improves exclusive breastfeeding monitoring using nuclear technique

Ensuring quality while going local: IAEA helps Cuba produce radiopharmaceuticals

On stable ground: tackling soil erosion with nuclear techniques in Viet Nam

Eradicating tsetse flies: Senegal nears first victory

Sowing the seeds of change: plant mutation breeding helps Bangladesh to feed its growing population

Breathing easier: Indonesia works towards cleaner air

Fishing for answers: Sri Lanka proves radioactivity not an issue in its coastal waters

Bountiful crop with every drop: using drip irrigation to increase yields and conserve water

Out of sight, but in their minds: Brazil and its neighbours work together to protect one of the world’s largest groundwater reservoirs

Water protection measures and community involvement increase sustainability of uranium mining in Tanzania

Towards safe and secure use of nuclear energy in Turkey

Better safe than sorry: increasing safety in radioactive waste management

Making the world more secure, one research reactor at a time

Protecting Romania’s cultural heritage using nuclear technology

Peaceful Uses Initiative (PUI) — a glimpse into current and future projects

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