International Atomic Energy Agency

Founded in 1957 as Atom for Peace, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) operates as the world's intergovernmental forum for scientific and technical cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. In 2014, the Agreement on providing technical assistance to the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan was signed by the International Atomic Energy Agency. By the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated May 8, 2014, the "National Nuclear Research Center" Closed Joint Stock Company was established under the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
 Projects implemented by IAEA in Azerbaijan:
Project title
Creation of mutant cotton lines durable to diseases, drought, and salinity
The project is suitable for local climatic conditions and varieties that meet quality standards application of nuclear technology in the creation, as well as achieving sustainable production in cotton growing
Enhancing good agricultural practices related to soil, nutrients and water in cotton production
Develop and disseminate smart agricultural practices adequate to the climate in order to expand cotton production in Azerbaijan against the background of
global warming