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Status Report Released on the New World Screw Worm in Latin America

Executive Report: Current Situation of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel), on the Countries Participating in the Regional Project RLA5067 of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Report of the review and planning meeting under the framework of the Technical Cooperation Project RLA5067 and the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Applications in Agriculture Vienna, Austria 12-16 December 2016 (Report available only in Spanish). Read More »

'How to Win a Fight Against Soil Erosion: Nuclear Science Helps Farmers in Morocco

How to Win a Fight Against Soil Erosion: Nuclear Science Helps Farmers in Morocco. Farmer El Haj Abdeslam and his three helpers spent years fighting soil erosion that swept away their crops’ fertile ground, taking their incomes with it. Read More »

'Nuclear Package' Helps Farmers Increase Rice Yields and Income in Northern Malaysia

'Nuclear Package' Helps Farmers Increase Rice Yields and Income in Northern Malaysia. An integrated approach that includes a new rice variety, biofertilizer and plant growth promoter has made all the difference to rice farmer, Muhammad Helmi Mohd Noor and his neighbours in this northern Malaysian village. Read More »


Resources

  • 25 September - 6 October 2017

    Training Course on the Diagnosis of Transboundary Animal Diseases: Early Detection and Characterization, Seibersdorf, Austria.
    Technical Officer: C. Lamien

  • 2 – 6 October 2017

    FAO/IAEA Regional Training Course on Fruit fly Detection, Surveillance, and Databases and Data Analysis in Africa (under Regional Africa Project RAF5074), Nairobi, Kenya.
    Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira

  • Mutant Varieties Database (MVD)

    The FAO/IAEA Mutant Variety Database or MVD provides information on induced mutations suitable for breeding programme and genetic analysis. View database →

  • The International Database on Insect Disinfestation and Sterilization (IDIDAS)

    Joint service of the IAEA and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). An interactive resource providing information on a species basis for both disinfestation and sterilization of arthropods, with dosage levels and conditions, efficacy and references. View database →