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News

'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 »

$600k OPEC-Fund Grant to Promote Use of Nuclear Techniques for Improved Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture

$600k OPEC-Fund Grant to Promote Use of Nuclear Techniques for Improved Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture. Improved farming practices, healthier animals and – ultimately – increased food security will be the outcomes of projects supported by a US$ 600 000 grant by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Fund for International Development (OFID) under a partnership with the IAEA signed last week. Read More »

Sweet Success with Nuclear: Malaysian Farmers to Grow Natural Sugar Substitute

Sweet Success with Nuclear: Malaysian Farmers to Grow Natural Sugar Substitute. Farmers in rural communities in East Malaysia will be able to grow a cash crop starting next year – thanks to nuclear science. 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 →