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IAEA and IRRI sign agreement to train experts in rice production
IAEA and IRRI sign agreement to train experts in rice production
2015-08-24
The IAEA has signed an Agreement with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in June 2015 so that IAEA training activities taking place at IRRI can be optimized, more tailored to Member State needs, and more cost-efficient. More »

Scientific Forum 2015: Super Crops Created from Irradiated Natural Polymers in Viet Nam
Scientific Forum 2015: Super Crops Created from Irradiated Natural Polymers in Viet Nam
2015-08-19
Looking to increase yield and eliminate disease, farmers in Viet Nam are now feeding their plants oligochitosan and oligoalginate substances made from irradiated natural polymers.  More »

Asian Cooperative Agreement Holds Working Group Meeting on RCA Medium Term Strategy and Strategic Priorities
Asian Cooperative Agreement Holds Working Group Meeting on RCA Medium Term Strategy and Strategic Priorities
2015-07-09
The 42nd RCA General Conference Meeting formed a Working Group (WG) on the Extension of the RCA Medium Term Strategy and Strategic Priorities (MTS & SP) for 2018-2023. With the endorsement of the RCA Member States, representatives met in Austria Vienna on 22-26 June 2015 to discuss the Medium Term Strategy.  More »

ARASIA Combating Desertification through Effective Soil-water Management and Cropping Practices
ARASIA Combating Desertification through Effective Soil-water Management and Cropping Practices
2015-07-07
A two-week training course on nitrogen management and greenhouse gas emissions under the Regional Project RAS5068, “Developing Effective Practices for Combating Desertification (ARASIA),” was held at the Soil and Water Management & Crop Nutrition Laboratory (SWMCNL) in Seibersdorf, Austria from 4 to 15 May.  More »

First Regional Meeting for Peer Review of National Self-assessments of Compliance Assurance Regime for Transport Safety, and for Establishment of On-Going Use of Network
First Regional Meeting for Peer Review of National Self-assessments of Compliance Assurance Regime for Transport Safety, and for Establishment of On-Going Use of Network
2015-06-19
Organised by the IAEA, in cooperation with the Government of Jordan, through the Jordan Nuclear Regulatory Commission (JNRC), the First Regional Meeting for Peer Review of National Self-assessments of Compliance Assurance Regime for Transport Safety took place in Amman, Jordan, from 7-11 June 2015. Altogether, 15 participants from the TC region of Asia and the Pacific took part in the meeting.  More »

IAEA Impact: Sri Lanka Proves Radioactivity Is Not An Issue In Its Coastal Waters
IAEA Impact: Sri Lanka Proves Radioactivity Is Not An Issue In Its Coastal Waters
2015-06-16
Over one million Sri Lankans rely on the sea for their income, and about half of the animal protein intake of the island’s population comes from fish. The sea provides the inhabitants of the country with livelihoods, day-to-day nutrition, or both. More »

Laying down foundations: ARASIA States-Parties gather to plan medium-term strategy
Laying down foundations: ARASIA States-Parties gather to plan medium-term strategy
2015-06-16
From 8-11 June, the IAEA’s Vienna headquarters provided the venue for an expert meeting of the working group to discuss and draft a Medium-Term Strategy (MTS) for the ARASIA States-Parties.  More »

IAEA Impact: Plant Mutation Breeding Helps Bangladesh to Feed Its Growing Population
IAEA Impact: Plant Mutation Breeding Helps Bangladesh to Feed Its Growing Population
2015-06-11
Villages in the northern region of Bangladesh used to struggle with poverty and hunger during the long months of the ‘monga’ periods, but they are now bustling as farmers and workers harvest new crop varieties developed using nuclear techniques.  More »

National Liaison Officers and Assistants receive briefing in technical cooperation
National Liaison Officers and Assistants receive briefing in technical cooperation
2015-06-10
Held from 1-5 June 2015, an induction workshop was held to provide guidance to the new NLOs and NLAs on the IAEA’s TC programme functions, TC strategy and partnership, Country Programme Frameworks (CPF), the process of TC programme formulation, implementation and reporting, radiation safety requirements, and legal considerations.  More »

Regional Workshop on Aerosol and Pollution Source Fingerprint Databases
Regional Workshop on Aerosol and Pollution Source Fingerprint Databases
2015-06-09
A Regional Workshop is being organized by IAEA in cooperation with the Government of Korea, through the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, and will explore the subject of air particulate matter pollution from 8 to 12 June, 2015. More »

Regional Training Course on Environmental Monitoring of Radionuclides and Assessment of Exposures to the Public
Regional Training Course on Environmental Monitoring of Radionuclides and Assessment of Exposures to the Public
2015-05-29
A Regional Training Course on Environmental Monitoring of Radionuclides and Assessment of Exposures to the Public took place in Beijing, China, from 18-22 May 2015. More »

Marshall Islands designs its first TC Programme
Marshall Islands designs its first TC Programme
2015-05-20
A delegation from the Marshall Islands participated in a ‘Project Design Meeting for the 2016-2017 TC Cycle,' whose aim was provide the Marshall Islands with the skills and expertise necessary to design their first projects More »

Regional Meeting on the Status of National Regulatory Infrastructures for Safety in Asia and the Pacific
Regional Meeting on the Status of National Regulatory Infrastructures for Safety in Asia and the Pacific
2015-05-11
The Regional Meeting on the Status of National Regulatory Infrastructures for Safety in Asia and the Pacific was held in Hanoi, Viet Nam, from 19–23 April 2015. The meeting was held within the framework of the IAEA’s regional technical cooperation (TC) project RAS/9/062, ‘Promoting and Maintaining Regulatory Infrastructures for the Control of Radiation Sources’. More »

Supporting international efforts to prevent, control and mitigate Ciguatera Fish Poisoning using nuclear techniques
Supporting international efforts to prevent, control and mitigate Ciguatera Fish Poisoning using nuclear techniques
2015-05-08
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and Dr Ismahane Elouafi, Director General of the ICBA, recently signed a Practical Arrangement, formalizing the already fruitful relationship between the IAEA and ICBA. More »

American University of Sharjah contributes to evaluating and mapping air pollutants
American University of Sharjah contributes to evaluating and mapping air pollutants
2015-05-05
The American University of Sharjah (AUS) is actively participating in the activities of the IAEA Technical Cooperation Project RAS0072 “Evaluating and Mapping Air Pollutants Using Nuclear Analytical Techniques in ARASIA State Parties”.  More »

Third Coordination Meeting on UAE Integrated Work Plan for Nuclear Power Programme
Third Coordination Meeting on UAE Integrated Work Plan for Nuclear Power Programme
2015-04-17
Technical experts and national counterparts gathered at the Agency’s Vienna headquarters to participate in the third Coordination Meeting of the Integrated Work Plan (IWP) to support the UAE’s implementation of a nuclear power programme.  More »

Mongolia and IAEA: Successful Cooperation, Renewed Focus on Cancer Care
Mongolia and IAEA: Successful Cooperation, Renewed Focus on Cancer Care
2015-04-15
Replacements for existing radiotherapy treatment units and the forthcoming installation of two new linear accelerators will greatly boost Mongolia's national cancer programme and reduce waiting times for cancer patients. More »

ARASIA Projects in Motion
ARASIA Projects in Motion
2015-04-13
In order to ensure high-quality project designs, a Regional Meeting on Pre-Project Assistance and Project Design was organized for the ARASIA Project Concepts for 2016-2017. More »


2015 List of Meetings and Training Courses for ARASIA, RCA, and Non-Agreement Regional Projects for your information
2015-05-12
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2014 2nd Half List of Meetings and Training Courses for ARASIA, RCA, and Non-Agreement Regional Projects for your information as of 1 August 2014
2014-09-04
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2014 1st Half List of Meetings and Training Courses for ARASIA, RCA, and Non-Agreement Regional Projects for your information as of 15 January 2014
2014-01-15
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2013 2nd Half List of Meetings and Training Courses for ARASIA, RCA, and Non-Agreement Regional Projects for your information as of 25 June 2013
2013-06-24
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2013 1st Half List of Meetings and Training Courses for ARASIA, RCA, and Non-Agreement Regional Projects for your information as of 1 February 2013
2013-01-31
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TCAP Training Courses in 2010 as at 22 April 2010
2010-04-22
Find the updated list of Training Courses that are scheduled to be organized by the TC Asia and the Pacific Division in 2010 as of 22 April 2010. More »

RAS9054 RTC on Self-Assessment of Nat Reg Infra and RASIMS
2010-04-21
From 19-23 July 2010, the project RAS/9/054 Strengthening National Regulatory Infrastructures, will hold a Regional Training Course on Self-Assessment of National Regulatory Infrastructure and the Radiation Safety Information Management System (RASIMS).  More »

RAS9056 RCM Strengthening Capabilities Protection of Public and Env
2010-04-19
From 21–25 June 2010, the project RAS/9/056 Strengthening Capabilities for Protection of the Public and the Environment from Radiation Practices, will hold a Regional Coordination Meeting (RCM) on Strengthening Capabilities for Protection of the Public and the Environment from Radiation Practices. More »

RAS9055 RCM on Strengthening Radiation Protection in Medicine
2010-04-14
From 7-11 June 2010, the project RAS/9/055 Strengthening Radiation Protection in Medicine, will hold a Regional Coordination Meeting. More »

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