International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA - Video Producer: Louise Potterton, Video Editor: Petr Pavlicek. Indonesia is one of 60 countries currently using food irradiation to improve food safety and quality. This tropical country, with a growing population of around 250 million, uses this nuclear technology to prevent food poisoning, extend the shelf-life of food, and provide a safe diet for people with suppressed immune systems.
The website www.translatorscafe.com is the source of a video explaining ionizing radiation and its many uses in nuclear medicine, agriculture and industry.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced that Russia has agreed to help build the country’s first ever nuclear power plant, which will be located in the northwestern town of Dabaa.