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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. Prior to that the IAEA expert (22nd – 27th February) did have opportunity to visit institutions that are main stake holders in the proposed project. These included Ministry of Communication Science and Technology, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Industries, Ministry of Health, COSTECH, TBS, TFDA,TPRI,  TAHA, SUA and private industrial. 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 >>   .............................................