Activists, chefs, farmers and community leaders share their actions to promote the benefits of pulses for people and the planet.

Anybody can participate in any corner of the globe and share their World Pulses Day event with the rest of the world by using the hashtags #WorldPulseDay and #LovePulses or emailing us at


Sudkahar Tomar’s World Pulses Day Pledge

Sudhakar Tomar sensed people didn’t believe him when he told them pulses were the answer to the health, nutrition and food security issues facing the world today. And so, this past October, he decided to show them. That’s when he dove into a 120-day multi-fitness

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World Pulses Day 2020: Plant Proteins for a Sustainable Future

7 February 2020 | 14:00–15:00 Sheikh Zayed Centre, FAO Headquarters, Rome Background Pulses, and legume species in general, play an important role in agricultural production. These species are the basis for diversification and improving sustainability of agricultural production systems. The International Year of Pulses (IYP)

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United Kingdom Dal Festival

Seeking synergy with World Pulses Day, the organizers of the British Dal Festival, now in its second year, moved their festivities up from March to the week of February 10th. Nick Saltmarsh of Hodmedod’s British Pulses and Grains, one of the Dal Festival’s organizers, said

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United Nations Celebrate World Pulses Day at FAO

The Food & Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) held an inaugural World Pulses Day celebratory event in their offices in Rome on Feb 11th 2019. An expert panel made presentations on the Sustainability and Food Security aspects of increasing Pulse production & consumption.

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