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Through TICAD, global community seeks to accelerate African development
27 July 2016 | This year, dozens of Heads-of-State will attend the Tokyo International Conference on African Development from 27—28 August, in addition to approximately 4,000 other government representatives, delegates and development experts. Read more»

Young Professionals in Nuclear Field Connect with the IAEA at International Congress in China
11 August 2016 | The IAEA took an active part in the International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC) in July this year, which focused on the theme ‘Nuclear Powering our Life’. Over 400 young professionals from around the world attended the Congress, where they learned about the peaceful applications of nuclear technology, nuclear security, public and emergency communications, as well as the IAEA’s junior professional and internship programmes. Read more»

IAEA Impact: How Nuclear Science Helps Botswana Control Animal Diseases, Ensure Food Safety and Maintain its Beef Exports
11 August 2016 | Lobatse, Botswana – In Botswana, cattle is a way of life. Owning and herding cattle and selling animals for quick cash when money is tight provide the livelihood for much of the rural population and represent an important supplementary income for city dwellers. Read more»

Intercontinental Nuclear Institute Prepares Next Generation of Industry Professionals
10 August 2016 | The Intercontinental Nuclear Institute (INI) brought together 27 fellows from 13 European countries in a learning journey across continents. Held for the second year with support from the IAEA, the INI programme provides experiential learning to promising graduate students and young professionals in the fields of nuclear science and technology. Read more»

Harnessing Atoms to Save Hearts and Fight Cancer: Nuclear Medicine in Latin America and the Caribbean
29 July 2016 | Over 600 million hearts are beating in Latin America and the Caribbean, pumping life into bodies that are living longer, but often leading more sedentary and unhealthy lifestyles. The continent’s growing and aging population relies in part on access to nuclear medicine services that improve cost-effective management of the main causes of death: cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Read more»
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»
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