Home » Tag Archives: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Tag Archives: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Sudan Looks to Nuclear Technology to Double Farmers’ Income, Grow Exports

Sudanese farmers in areas prone to drought now have a drought-tolerant peanut variety, which will improve their livelihoods and increase the country’s exports. This new variety has shown up to 27% improvement in yields while needing less water and has the potential to double farmers’ income. It was developed through nuclear techniques with the support of the IAEA, in cooperation ...

Read More »

Identify Strategies To Mitigate Erosion With Nuclear Techniques

Over 45 billion tons of soil is lost to erosion every year. Farmers and agricultural authorities in several countries have succeeded in slowing down erosion with the help of nuclear techniques. All over the world, the Earth’s fine soil particles are losing ground to erosion. As 95 percent of food is cultivated in soil, the health and availability of Earth’s ...

Read More »