Report on experiences in nuclear technology transfer for agricultural production and food preservation
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa. Science and Technology Section. Natural Resources Division;
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The report presents the benefits of nuclear technology, the central role played by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of the United Nations in the transfer of nuclear technology applied to food and agriculture, as well as the experiences of Africa and some other developing regions in the acquisition of the technology. Some briefs are given on the discussions with scientists and technologists during missions to three African countries before concluding the report with recommendations.