International Year of Pulses

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

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

A vendor's display of beans and maize at the Metundu Market in Lilongwe, Malawi. ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano

International Year of Pulses 2016

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

International Year of Pulses 2016

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

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.

Kidney beans and other pulses on sale at the Esquilino market in Rome. ©FAO/Marco Salustro

Kidney beans and other pulses on sale at the Esquilino market in Rome.

Soy beans on sale at the Esquilino market in Rome. ©FAO/Marco Salustro

Soy beans on sale at the Esquilino market in Rome.

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

Women selling a variety of beans at the Metundu Market in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Women preparing lunch to feed the children at a local school in Ethiopia. ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano

Women preparing lunch to feed the children at a local school in Ethiopia.

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

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.

Beans and a papaya for sale at a roadside market in Kibanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo. ©FAO/Olivier Asselin

Beans and a papaya for sale at a roadside market in Kibanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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