Special Information Session on SESAME Representatives from IAEA Member States were invited to the Special Information Session on SESAME, organized by the Department of Technical Cooperation.
Better Crops to Feed Millions Khaldoon Karaki (left) Zaki Muhammad Omari (right) evaluate the quality and suitability of the available mutated barley varieties for their farms.
Empowering women and growing food — Sudan Women in Khashm Algebra Refugee Village near Kassala, Sudan were once not allowed to work, grow food, or leave their homes, but are now managing their own vegetable gardens to grow food for their families and villages. Through partnerships on the ground, scientists at the Agriculture Research Cooperation (ARC) in Sudan trained by the Joint FAO/IAEA Division have helped to set up drip irrigation watering systems optimized with nuclear science and technology. Scientists studied soil, water, and fertilizer using nuclear techniques for sustainably growing plants in water scarce conditions and harsh climates.
The Mobile Hot Cell in Manila - April 2013 Once the sources have been removed they are placed into protective capsules within the hot cell. These are welded and checked to ensure they are air tight. One capsule can hold several sources.
Press Conference IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and H.E. Janos Martonyi, Conference President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary, during a press conference on the first day of the International Conference on Nuclear Security: Enhancing Global Efforts at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, Austria.
The larvae (grubs) hatch from the eggs and then while still in the special diet (the feed) turn into pupae (like a cocoon) from which the adult flies emerge.
Nuclear Security in Action at Facilities in Ghana Other radioactive materials, like sealed radioactive sources used in radiotherapy machines in hospitals for cancer treatment, need to be protected so that they are not stolen and used with malicious intent.