Equipped With New Capabilities, Laboratory in Pakistan Helps Improve Food Safety, Increase Exports

The Pakistani Veterinary Residue Laboratory in Faisalabad, a food laboratory supported by the IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has acquired the capability to undertake state-of-the-art tests to certify the safety of food. Continue reading

Nuclear Medicine Professionals in Africa Trained on Radiation Safety

Despite growing needs, opportunities for professionals in Africa to receive training in nuclear medicine are limited due to shortage of experienced staff, facilities and equipment. Continue reading

IAEA Holds Pilot Course to Help Future Nuclear Leaders Sharpen Safety Leadership Skills

A one-week course on nuclear and radiological leadership for safety is now open for application. The IAEA is looking for junior and middle management nuclear professionals with proven leadership potential to participate in this training. Continue reading

IAEA Director General Held Talks With Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister S. Abbas Araghchi last week to discuss the Agency's verification and monitoring of Iran's nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as w... Continue reading

Isotopic Technique Helps Benin Farmers Triple Yields and Improve Livelihoods

Soybean farmer Leonard Djegui never had the chance to go to school but he has learned two facts about nuclear science in recent years: atoms make up the soil and they have helped triple his income, allowing him to build a new house and send his childre... Continue reading

One IAEA Workshop Boosts Several African Countries’ Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Preparedness

Over 300 professionals across Africa are now prepared to respond to a nuclear or radiological emergency, as a result of an IAEA workshop held in May 2015. Continue reading

Ten Years of Saving Lives: Controlling Cancer in Zambia

The wards may be full and the waiting times long, but at least the patients at the Cancer Diseases Hospital (CDH) in Lusaka, Zambia have a chance of surviving their illness. Continue reading

Safety, Health and Energy Publications Top IAEA Bestseller List

Five safety publications, three publications related to radiotherapy and two books reviewing the status of nuclear energy worldwide were the most sought after IAEA publications in the first half of 2017. Continue reading