International Year of Pulses 2016 Nomination Ceremony and Panel Discussion

23 Jun 2016 - 23 Jun 2016

During the event, Dr. Joyce Boye, an eminent researcher and innovator from Canada, will formally be nominated as FAO Special Ambassador for the International Year of Pulses (IYP) for North America. This ceremony will be followed by a panel discussion with the objective to heighten public awareness of the nutritional and environmental benefits of pulses, encourage their production and trade, and promote new and smarter uses throughout the food chain. The event will take place from from 9:30 am – 11.30 am.

Location: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Liaison Office for North America, 2121 K Street NW, Suite 800-B, Washington DC