Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum)

Webinars and workshops
participants: 40

Pulses for Food Security and Nutrition

Organized in the context of the International Year of Pulses 2016, this webinar hosted the FAO experts Teodardo Calles and Fernanda Grande who presented the benefits of pulses from an agro-ecological and nutritional perspective.

The presentations of the two experts were followed by a question and answer session which allowed participants to engage in a brief round of discussion.


  1. Presentation “Contribution of pulses to sustainable agriculture and climate change adaptation and mitigation” by Teodardo Calles
  2. Quick poll on consumption patterns of pulses by the participants. 
  3. Presentation “Pulses and Nutrition” by Fernanda Grande
  4. Q&A session and brief discussion round


The recording of the webinar is available here:

The webinar also complemented the online discussion Pulses are praised for their health, environmental and economic benefits. How can their full potential be tapped?, also organized in collaboration of the International Year of Pulses.


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