Takeda Supports IAEA Project Tackling COVID-19 Pandemic With €4.35 Million Donation

Biopharmaceutical leader Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited has committed to donating 500 million yen (around €4.35 million) in support of a global initiative launched by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to help countries combat the COV... Continue reading

Use of Good Practices Identified by IAEA Peer Review to Improve Operational Safety Performance

The IAEA has recently updated its public website to include 606 good practices from 73 Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) Missions conducted between 2006 and 2019. Continue reading

IAEA Project to Help Countries Tackle COVID-19 Draws €22 Million in Funding

An IAEA initiative to help some 120 countries contain the COVID-19 pandemic has received strong extrabudgetary backing from Member States, with voluntary pledges so far totalling around € 22 million, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said today. Continue reading

Regulating Research Reactors in Morocco and Beyond

Research reactors may be smaller, simpler and require less fuel than a nuclear power reactor, but they still need to adhere to rigorous safety and security regulations. Continue reading

Benin Enhances Production and Export of Soybean Using Bio-fertilizers and Isotopic Technology

Poor soil fertility meant low yields and insufficient income for soybean farmers in the West African nation of Benin. Continue reading

Nuclear Technique Opens New Markets for Ecuador’s Fruits

Ecuador, one of the largest producers of tropical fruit in the Western Hemisphere, is adding non-traditional fruits to its export portfolio as a result of successfully fighting off the Mediterranean fruit fly with the help of nuclear techniques. Continue reading

New IAEA Operations Manual for Stronger Global Emergency Preparedness and Response

In case of a nuclear or radiological emergency, what do national authorities need to do to respond and how quickly? Continue reading

Turning 60 and Far from Retirement: Happy Birthday, Global Network of Isotopes in Precipitation!

Sixty years ago, the very first samples of rainwater were collected for the Global Network of Isotopes in Precipitation (GNIP), while isotope hydrology was still taking its first steps. Continue reading