World Pulses Day 2024

World Pulses Day 2024 mind map
Pulses: Nourishing Soils and People
February 10, 2024
Global Celebration
Hybrid Event
Sheikh Zayed Centre, Italy
Highlight Role of Pulses
Sustainable Agrifood Systems
Healthy Soils
Nutritional Benefits
Climate Change Mitigation
Organized by FAO
Keynote Addresses
Mitsuaki Shindo
Importance in Japanese Diet
Leonard Mizzi
Call for Research, Investment
Jens Busma
Soil Health for Agrifood Systems
Vijay Iyengar
Pulses and Sustainability
Technical Presentations
"It's Soilicious" Cookbook
Anneke Trux
Pulses for Soil Improvement
Cecilia Baginsky
Enhancing Nutrition
Julianne Curran
Pigeon Pea
Damaris Odeny
Environmental Sustainability
Soil Fertility Improvement
Nutritional Value
Diverse Climate Adaptability
Nitrogen-Fixing Properties
Addressing Climate Crisis
Biodiversity Loss
Soil Erosion and Degradation
Way Forward
Increased Awareness
More Research and Investment
Private Sector Involvement
Dietary and Production Habit Changes
Affordability and Nutrition Balance

World Pulses Day 2024, celebrated under the theme “Pulses: Nourishing Soils and People”, emphasizes the importance of pulses in improving soil health and providing nutrition. This global event, organized by the FAO, includes discussions on the environmental benefits of pulses, their role in sustainable agriculture, and their nutritional value. Experts from various fields contribute their insights, highlighting the need for more research, investment, and involvement from the private sector to promote pulses. The event also addresses global challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and soil degradation, proposing pulses as a part of the solution.

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