International Year of Pulses

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The IYP 2016 aims to heighten public awareness of the nutritional benefits of pulses as part of sustainable food production aimed towards food security and nutrition.

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International Year of Pulses 2016 Harvest Market, Crop Rotation, Food Security, Sustainable Food, Free Activities, How To Know, Granola, Protein, Veggies
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International Year of Pulses 2016 Healthy Food, Healthy Recipes, Food Security, Sustainable Food, Plant Based Protein, Free Activities, Mediterranean Diet, Amino Acids, Plant Based Recipes
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Pulses are leguminous plants that have nitrogen-fixing properties which can contribute to increasing soil fertility and have a positive impact on the environment. Food Security, Sustainable Food, Fertility, Wealth, Environment, Plants, Blue Prints, Plant, Planting
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Pulse crops such as lentils, beans, peas and chickpeas are a critical part of the general food basket. Chickpeas, Lentils, Food Security, Sustainable Food, Agriculture, Beans, Veggies, Basket, Nutrition

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International Year of Pulses 2016 Food Security, Sustainable Food, Lentils, Chickpeas, Protein Sources, Gingerbread Cookies, Nutrition, United Nations, Healthy

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A vendor's display of beans and maize at the Metundu Market in Lilongwe, Malawi. Harvest Market, Vendor Displays, Food Security, Sustainable Food, Dried Fruit, Taste Buds, Granola, Beans, Nutrition
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A vendor's display of beans and maize at the Metundu Market in Lilongwe, Malawi. ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano

Women selling a variety of beans at the Metundu Market in Lilongwe, Malawi. Camera Tips, Camera Hacks, Food Security, Sustainable Food, Free Activities, Beans, Nutrition, Women, Beans Recipes

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Women selling a variety of beans at the Metundu Market in Lilongwe, Malawi. ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano

International Year of Pulses 2016 Food Security, Sustainable Food, Afghanistan, Nutrition, Impala
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A local vendor in Afghanistan. ©FAO/Danfung Dennis

Women preparing lunch to feed the children at a local school in Ethiopia. Food Security, Sustainable Food, Free Activities, Ethiopia, Veggies, Nutrition, Lunch, Children, School
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Women preparing lunch to feed the children at a local school in Ethiopia. ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano

A woman farmer and beneficiary of an FAO/EU project harvesting beans. The project is enhancing food security among the most vulnerable farm families in eastern Sri Lanka.

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A woman farmer and beneficiary of an FAO/EU project harvesting beans. The project is enhancing food security among the most vulnerable farm families in eastern Sri Lanka. ©FAO/Ishara Kodikara

La Saline open air market where fresh fruits, vegetables and dried legumes are sold. Port Au Prince, Food Security, Sustainable Food, Free Activities, Haiti, Fresh Fruit, Stuffed Mushrooms, Nutrition, Vegetables

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La Saline open air market where fresh fruits, vegetables and dried legumes are sold. Port-au-Prince, Haiti. ©FAO/Walter Astrada

International Year of Pulses 2016 Managua, Food Security, Sustainable Food, Free Activities, Nutrition, Impala

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A local vendor in Managua, Nicaragua. ©FAO/Saul Palma

Daily life at the Mercado Mayoreo - Managua, Nicaragua. Managua, Food Security, Sustainable Food, Free Activities, Nutrition, Life, Impala

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Daily life at the Mercado Mayoreo - Managua, Nicaragua. ©FAO/Saul Palma

International Year of Pulses 2016 Food Tips, Food Hacks, Food Security, Sustainable Food, Harvest, Nutrition, Wellness, Oil, Vegetables
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The term “pulses” is limited to crops harvested solely for dry grain, thereby excluding crops harvested green for food, which are classified as vegetable crops, as well as those crops used mainly for oil extraction and leguminous crops that are used exclusively for sowing purposes. ©FAO/Asim Hafeez

Husband and wife farmers Peter Waziweyi and Elizabeth Sikoya (green shirts) giving a tour of their maize and bean crops to FAO delegates in Catandica, Mozambique. Sustainable Food, Lentils, Farmers, Sustainability, Husband, Tours, Green, Shirts, Shirt

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Husband and wife farmers Peter Waziweyi and Elizabeth Sikoya (green shirts) giving a tour of their maize and bean crops to FAO delegates in Catandica, Mozambique. ©FAO/Paballo Thekiso

A woman selling beans at a local market in Chimoio, Mozambique. FAO project boosting agricultural production and market linkages for small-holder farmers to counter soaring food prices. Food Security, Sustainable Food, School Programs, Free Activities, New Details, Cheap Meals, Let It Be, Farmers, Homestead

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A woman selling beans at a local market in Chimoio, Mozambique. FAO project boosting agricultural production and market linkages for small-holder farmers to counter soaring food prices. ©FAO/Paballo Thekiso