Global Pulse Confederation

Objective(s) of the engagement

The partnership between FAO and the Global Pulse Confederation (GPC) aims to promote the sustainable production, consumption and international trade of pulses for improving food and nutrition security and sustainability of agricultural systems.FAO and GPC work together on joint public awareness initiatives; in supporting joint assessments and case studies to foster investments on pulses; and in the promotion of multi-stake holder dialogues. Through the partnership, FAO and GPC have also agreed to collaborate on knowledge development and improving understanding of the impact of antimicrobial use and anti-microbial resistance (AMR) in crop production on food safety and human health.


Thematic area of partnership
Production, Nutrition, Environment
Global, Africa, Near East and North Africa, Burkina Faso
Engagement Mechanisms
Policy dialogue, Capacity development, Technical cooperation, Knowledge and research, Advocacy and communication, SDG alignment
Progress to date
  • Joint advocacy conducted and financial contributions provided  for observance of World Pulses Day -  February 10
  • Financial contributions provided to the FAO Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) programme related to capacity strengthening of institutions to promote effective risk-based management of food safety 
  • Value chain assessments and identification of possible bankable projects in Burkina Faso to foster responsible and SDG compliant investments in the pulse(s) sector is ongoing 

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Related SDGs

Country of registry
United Arab Emirates
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