Casablanca, Morocco (ADV) – Lotfi Bouchaara, Ambassador, Permanent Representative for the Royal Kingdom of Morocco to the International Atomic Energy Agency, and Mr Dazhu Yang, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, signed Morocco’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2018–2023 on 19 September 2018.
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A CPF is the frame of reference for the medium-term planning of technical cooperation between a Member State and the IAEA and identifies priority areas where the transfer of nuclear technology and technical cooperation resources will be directed to support national development goals.
Morocco has been an IAEA Member State since 1957. Its 2018–2023 CPF identifies seven priority areas:
- Radiation safety and regulatory infrastructure
- Nuclear power
- Human health
- Food and agriculture
- Research reactor
- Water resources management
- Capacity building
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