Director General of IAEA Mr. Yukiya Amano visits the United Republic of Tanzania
Director General of IAEA Mr. Yukiya Amano visited the United Republic of Tanzania from 27th to 31st July 2014 and later on private holidays in the Tanzanian national parks. While here he met the President of the United Republic of Tanzania HE Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete and later visited the Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission in Arusha. The Director General discussed the IAEA's ongoing cooperation with Tanzania, particularly in the areas of cancer control and treatment, food safety and security, plant mutation breeding and pest control.
Tanzania receives assistance from the IAEA mainly through two programmes, namely Technical Co-operation Programmes (TC) and Africa Co-operative Agreement for Research, Development and Training related to Nuclear Science and Technology (AFRA). Tanzania has benefited from co-operation with the IAEA in various fields such as: Read more >>
Establishing a National Network for Nuclear Education, Science and Technology in Tanzania
United Republic of Tanzania has taken initiatives for establishing, a national nuclear network for education, science and technology,(TAN-NEST) taking into account the recommendations of the 1st AFRA-NEST General Assembly at the regional level, as well as results of a Consultative Meeting of Stakeholders in Tanzania at the National level. TAN-NEST will play a in helping to maximize the return on the government’s investment in nuclear technology research, training and education by promoting and sustaining key collaborative activities for infrastructure and human resources development as it has been recognized that developing countries in other regions could greatly benefit from the strategies and lessons learned from similar networking initiatives in other the region.It is hoped that the approaches reached by Tanzania will spark more interest in establishing national networks that can be applied to other countries as appropriate. Read more >> .............................................
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