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50TH ANNIVERSARY: 1964-2014 & Beyond

50TH ANNIVERSARY: 1964-2014 & Beyond On 1 October 1964, the FAO and IAEA created the Joint FAO/IAEA Division as a strategic partnership in order to mobilize the talents and resources of both organizations and hence ... Read More »

FAO and IAEA embrace increasing role of nuclear technology in food security

FAO and IAEA embrace increasing role of nuclear technology in food security As soil degradation, pests and livestock diseases continue to pose major threats to food security and food safety worldwide, there’s an increasing role for peaceful applications of nuclear technologies in food and agricultural development. Read More »

World Wide Success in Mutation Breeding for Food Security, Photo credits: Dean Calma / IAEA

World Wide Success in Mutation Breeding for Food Security ... On the occasion of this milestone of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division, Achievement and Outstanding Achievement Awards were initiated to honor and appreciate the successes of Member States in plant mutation breeding ... Read More »

Seibersdorf Ceremonies Mark ReNuAL Groundbreaking and 50th Anniversary of Joint FAO/IAEA Division Read More »


  • 12 - 24 October 2014

    Regional Training course (RAS 5068) on bio-saline agriculture, International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture, Dubai, U.A.E.
    Technical Officer: Mohammad Zaman

  • 6 October – 31 October 2014

    Using Fallout Radionuclide and Compound-Specific Stable Isotope Techniques for Precision Soil Conservation, Seibersdorf, Austria.
    Technical Officer: Lionel Mabit and Gerd Dercon

  • 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 →