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Africa, Europe and Central Asia, Near East and North Africa in Facts and Figures

Africa, Europe and Central Asia, Near East and North Africa in Facts and Figures. The Joint FAO/IAEA Division – building on the success of the unique FAO-IAEA partnership – help countries develop capacity to optimise the use of nuclear and related technologies for food and agricultural development. The following Facts and Figures series illustrate select impacts of this work in Africa, Europe and Central Asia, and Near East and North Africa. Read More »

World Malaria Day: A Closer Look at a Nuclear Technique in the Fight Against this Infectious Disease

A Closer Look at a Nuclear Technique in the Fight Against this Infectious Disease.
World Malaria Day: The IAEA supports research and development to help find new solutions and strategies to continue the fight against malaria. The sterile insect technique, as part of an integrated vector management approach, is one of these promising innovations. Read More »

IAEA assists Sudan in the control of animal diseases through the development of vaccines

IAEA assists Sudan in the control of animal diseases through the development of vaccines. Control and eradication of animal diseases are crucial for food security and improving the livelihoods of farmers. With support from the Animal Production and Health Subprogramme of the Joint FAO/IAEA Programme of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, the IAEA, in partnership with FAO, is assisting Sudan in developing an irradiated vaccine to protect livestock against one such zoonotic disease, Brucellosis. Read More »


Resources

  • 23 – 27 May 2016

    IAEA/RCA Training Course on the Application of In Vitro Techniques in Mutation Breeding of Bioenergy Crops, RAS/5/070, Jakarta, Indonesia.
    Technical Officer: F. Sarsu

  • 24 - 27 May 2016

    New approaches and applications of radiation hybrid mapping for development of animal genetic tools in the genomic era, Vienna, Austria.
    Technical Officer: Mohammed Shamsuddin / M.G. Podesta / K. Periasamy

  • 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 →