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Benin implements improved animal breeding and nutrition for sustainable production increase

Benin implements improved animal breeding and nutrition for sustainable production increase. Benin launches artificial insemination in cattle using semen frozen at its own bull station and, together with the University of Abomey Calavi’s expertise on enhanced nutrition for improved animal breeds, paves the way for increasing livestock productivity and farmers’ income. Read More »

Fighting Climate Change, Doubling Incomes: Rice Variety Developed with Nuclear Techniques Expands in Indonesia

Fighting Climate Change, Doubling Incomes: Rice Variety Developed with Nuclear Techniques Expands in Indonesia. Stocky, strong and quick to ripen – that is how Indonesian farmers like their rice, and that is exactly what nuclear science has delivered to them. Read More »

IAEA Superior Achievement Award 2017 - Mediterranean Fruit Fly Eradication in the Dominican Republic

IAEA Superior Achievement Award 2017 - Mediterranean Fruit Fly Eradication in the Dominican Republic. The team from the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications, and the Latin America and the Caribbean Division, Department of Technical Cooperation, was presented with the prestigious IAEA Superior Achievement Award for its exceptional commitment, dedication, professional rigour and initiative. 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 →