IAEA supports Turkmenistan in climate mitigation

Oil&Gas Materials 16 February 2022 17:17 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 16

By Amina Nazarli - Trend:

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) supports Turkmenistan through a regional project assessing the role of low carbon energy technologies for climate mitigation, the IAEA told Trend.

Through the project, the Agency also supports other countries in Central Asia and Europe.

According to the source, the IAEA also assists countries in charting out their energy strategies by providing methodologies, energy modeling tools, and associated training through another regional project on analyzing low carbon pathways.

Turkmenistan joined the IAEA as a Member State in 2016.

Member States participate in the Technical Cooperation Program, the IAEA’s primary mechanism for transferring nuclear technology to Member States and helping them to address key development priorities in areas such as health and nutrition, food and agriculture, water and the environment, industrial applications, and nuclear knowledge development and management.

The program also helps the Member States to identify and meet future energy needs, and assists in improving radiation safety and nuclear security worldwide, including through the provision of legislative assistance.