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Uganda: Nuclear agreement with Rosatom

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) on cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy.The MoU, signed by minister of state for energy Simon D’Ujanga and Rosatom deputy director-general Nikolai Spasskiy at the Atomexpo 2017 event in Moscow on 19 June, establishes a framework for cooperation with a focus on development of nuclear power infrastructure in Uganda and the uses of radioisotopes and radiation technologies in industry, medicine, agriculture and other areas.

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