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Continuous control: 29 Member States look to maintain cradle-to-grave control of radioactive sources
27 July 2016 | The IAEA’s Vienna headquarters provided the venue for lively debate and discussions between representatives of the 29 Member States engaged in a new, interregional project which seeks to ensure that all radioactive sources remain within effective and permanent regulatory controls. Read more»




How Nuclear Technology Helps Sudanese People Cope with Climate Change
21 July 2016 | The impact of climate change on millions of people in Sudan extends from how it deteriorates soil quality where their food grows to its influence on the spread of disease-carrying insects. Scientists in Sudan are now using nuclear and conventional techniques to find ways to adapt to and mitigate the impact of these changes. Read more»
The IAEA Technical Cooperation Programme engages with the needs of SIDS
15 July 2016 | Recognising the specific developmental challenges of Small Island Developing States, and recognizing the potential for nuclear applications to address those challenges, the IAEA hosted a three-day meeting, between 27-30 June 2016, with the support of the Government of Australia to explore the subject. Read more»


‘Safe, Nutritious, and Affordable Food for All’ – the IAEA at the International Food Security Forum 2016
13 July 2016 | From 22-24 June, the IAEA participated in the international Food Security Forum in Manila, Philippines, organized by the Asian Development Bank. The Forum provided an important opportunity for the IAEA to share its work in building capacities in IAEA Member States in the application of nuclear techniques in food safety, quality and security. Read more»


Lab to Help Diagnosis of Animal Diseases Using Nuclear-Derived Techniques Opens in Botswana
11 July 2016 | Jwaneng, Botswana – Botswana’s first-ever veterinary disease diagnostic laboratory outside its capital, opened here last week, will contribute to food security, nutrition and increased beef exports through the use of serological, molecular, nuclear and nuclear derived techniques for the early and rapid diagnosis of various animal diseases. Read more»


Affecting Rich and Poor: Malnutrition in Latin America and How Nuclear-Related Techniques can Help
7 July 2016 | Of growing concern in the region is the double burden of malnutrition: when undernutrition and obesity happen at the same time. Changing diets and lifestyles are leading to more obesity and overweight, which coexist with iron deficiencies and undernutrition. Read more»
 
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