African Universities Meet to Prompt Human Resource Development in Nuclear Science and Technology with IAEA Support

A shortage of qualified workers in nuclear science and technology remains a significant challenge common to several African IAEA Member States. Additionally, education and training often rely on foreign educational institutions and on training provided in other regions.

With the support of the IAEA, a first-of-a-kind meeting focusing on means to address these human resource development needs in Africa, gathered Vice-Chancellors of African universities and representatives of regional bodies involved in education and training on 25-26 June 2018.

Opening the meeting, Amina C. Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Education of the Republic of Kenya, highlighted the importance of education and training in nuclear science, and called for the establishment of clear legal frameworks, policies…

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