AFRA News

AFRA seeks to accelerate development towards self-sufficiency in nuclear scientific disciplines and appropriate technologies in Africa.

A new collaboration agreement signed among the regional educational networks

  • 01 April 2017
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In the occasion of the AFRA – High Level Steering Committee for HRD and NKM in April 2017, after having viewed and considered its content and the supporting Action Plan, AFRA-NEST have joined the other regional educational networks in signing the common Collaboration Agreement.

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Accepting Applications: First African Nuclear Energy Management School

  • 22 April 2016
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Young professionals from across Africa have until 30 June to apply to attend the Joint South Africa ­– IAEA Nuclear Energy Management (NEM) School to be held in Cape Town, South Africa from 17-28 October 2016.

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IAEA Assists Saudi Arabia in Nuclear Energy Education Capability Assessment and Planning

  • 20 January 2016
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Many countries, including Saudi Arabia, are planning to introduce nuclear energy for a more sustainable energy mix in the coming decades. Education and training in nuclear science and technology is essential to building the human resources necessary for nuclear power, as witnessed at an IAEA workshop in Saudi Arabia last month.

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Nuclear Energy in Africa

  • 06 October 2015
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Countries around the world are preparing or considering nuclear power programmes. Most of them are in developing countries.

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AFRA celebrates 25 years of cooperation with the IAEA

  • 25 March 2014
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AFRA, or the African Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research Development and Training related to Nuclear Science and Technology, celebrates 25 years of cooperation with the IAEA this year. AFRA, an intergovernmental agreement which seeks to maximize the utilization of available infrastructure and expertise in Africa in the field of nuclear science and technology, entered into force on 4 April 1990.

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The First AFRA-NEST General Assembly took place in Tanzania

  • 10 September 2013
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The IAEA Member States in Africa have prioritized education and training in nuclear science and technology as a key enabler to achieving sustainable social and economic development across the African continent.

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