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50TH ANNIVERSARY: 1964-2014 & Beyond

50TH ANNIVERSARY: 1964-2014 & Beyond Established 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 to broaden cooperation between their Member States in the peaceful application of nuclear science and technology ... 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
This year, the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. 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 and to further promote the use of nuclear techniques for sustainable food security. Read More »


Resources

  • 6 - 17 October 2014

    Regional Training Course of Project RLA5065 on "Use of 15N based techniques for quantifying BNF", Montevideo, Uruguay.
    Technical Officer: Karuppan Sakadevan

  • 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 →