Key achievements in Nuclear Science and Technology in the Country

Nov 19, 2020

In recent years, United Republic of Tanzania in collaboration with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has implemented various projects in nuclear science and technology in the country.

In cancer therapy, the programme focused on strengthening the Ocean Road Cancer Institute and the Bugando Medical Centre to provide radiotherapy and nuclear medicine services.

In agriculture, mutation breeding is being used to develop improved varieties of rice, barley and maize. For livestock, the capacity built in the Arusha area for the use of artificial insemination will be expanded to include the coastal region. Moreover, capacities are being developed to tap into the benefits of isotope hydrology.  Read more