Tools and tips

The FAO IYP communications toolkit provides tools and suggestions for informing and engaging the public in activities that promote pulses.  Read through the texts provided in this section for key information and tips. Use the toolkit videos, photos and promotional materials to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of pulses. Share these materials with community institutions such as schools, local farmers’ associations and businesses. Make them available to local or national media outlets and government offices. 

Learn more about why we should promote increased pulses production, trade and research. Help spread the word!

Key messages
The key messages are designed to suggest key content for presentations, interviews and published material.

Information material
Check out this section for useful resources about pulses.

Social media cheat sheet
Help us spread the word on social media! Like/retweet/share IYP content that is posted on FAO social media accounts via your personal accounts or if you’re an FAO staff member, via other corporate twitter accounts.

Download the IYP 2016 logo
Download the IYP 2016 logo in high and low resolution. The logo is available in the six FAO official languages and many others.

Logo guidelines
Find out more about how to use the IYP logo.

This section offers key FAO reading material on a range of topics and issues related to pulses for both the general reader and policy-makers.

Outreach suggestions
A brief list of suggested audiences and activities to target in outreach activities.

Come back soon! The communications toolkit will be updated regularly throughout the year.