FAO Liaison Office in New York
 

18 January 2017, New York

The 2016 International Year of Pulses succeeded in raising the profile of the value of pulses as a valuable source of protein and as an ally for food security and nutrition, sustainable development and in the fight against climate change.

Speaking at the Global Pulse Day event in New York organized by the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations and the Global Pulse Confederation, the Director of the FAO Liaison Office in New York, Ms. Carla Mucavi, stressed that work on pulses should continue into the future building on the success of the International Year.

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