Past events

from: 08/02/2017
to: 08/02/2017

Pulses - seeds for a sustainable future

The event aims at introducing people to the issue of growing pulses in their garden and how this will benefit their soil and their body. A Vermont farmer will tell how he started to grow pulses and what this has done [...]

Location: Seafarers & International House - 123 East 15th St. Manhattan, New York city, United States of America


from: 13/08/2016
to: 13/08/2016

International Year of Pulses Celebration

This celebration will feature an Indian vegan cooking workshop that will showcase pulses as well as a discussion that will cover the role of pulses in various food cultures and how to creatively incorporate more into our diets, the importance [...]

Location: Secret Garden, 2710a Harrison Street San Francisco, CA 94100, United States of America


from: 23/06/2016
to: 23/06/2016

Official Event

International Year of Pulses 2016 Nomination Ceremony and Panel Discussion

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 [...]

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


from: 02/04/2016

Pulses for Healthy People and a Healthy Planet: Emerging Research and Opportunities at The American Society for Nutrition’s Scientific Sessions at Experimental Biology 2016

Pulses represent 12 crops of grain legumes, which include dry beans, dry peas, chickpeas and lentils. The United Nations declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses to heighten public awareness of the nutritional benefits of pulses as part of sustainable [...]

Location: San Diego, United States of America


from: 19/11/2015
to: 19/11/2015

Scientific Symposium on Pulse Health and Nutrition

The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science and the Global Pulse Confederation, with the support of Pulse Canada, will host this event at the New York Academy of Sciences, focusing on health, nutrition, and food innovation. This inaugural conference will look at [...]

Location: New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY, United States of America