Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum)

Webinars and workshops
Participants: 35

Webinar: Pulses - Innovations from the field to the cooking pot

Organized in the context of the International Year of Pulses 2016, this webinar featured two presentations showcasing innovative practices that could help increase the role of pulses from both a producer and a consumer point of view.


  1. Presentation "Legume Innovations" by Sieg Snapp,  Associate Director of the Center for Global Change and Earth Observation and Professor of Soils and Cropping Systems Ecology at Michigan State University 
  2. Quick poll on consumption patterns of pulses by the participants.
  3. Presentation "Fast Cooking Beans Make the Meal" by Karen Cichy, Research Plant Geneticist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture
  4. Q&A session and brief discussion round

The recording of the webinar is available here:

The webinar also complemented the online discussion Pulses: Innovations from the field to the cooking pot, also organized in collaboration of the International Year of Pulses.

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