"Nuclear Technology for Sustainable National Development!"

New Commission Board Chairman

HE the President of United Republic of Tanzania has appointed former Director for Technical Cooperation (for Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe) and Officer at IAEA (1990-2015) to become the Chairman of the Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Board of Director. Prof. Manase Peter Salema holds a PhD from the University of Western Australia. He has a wealth of knowledge and international management experience in the application of nuclear technology in various fields, as well a s dealing with strategic and policy issues of science and technology for development. Dr. Salema was Professor of Soil Science and Microbiology at the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania

National Workshop on Food Irradiation, Dar es Salaam Tanzania

The National workshop on food irradiation was held in Dar Es Salaam on February 24th 2015. The workshop is a result of the Government official request for IAEA expertise on feasibility for establishment of a multipurpose irradiator facility in Tanzania. During the one day workshop the IAEA expert and other national expert presented and discussed   issues related to improvement of food supply, industrial processes and trade through irradiation processing. 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 >>  .............................................