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Webinar: Pulses for Food Security and Nutrition

The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition is  happy to announce an upcoming webinar on the role of pulses for food security and nutrition.

The webinar  will take place online on Monday, 6 June 2016 from 15:00 to 16:00 CET at Please note that the language used will be English.

This webinar is part of the ongoing FSN Forum online discussion Pulses are praised for their health, environmental and economic benefits. How can their full potential be tapped? organized in the context of the International Year of Pulses 2016.

Teodardo Calles, Agricultural Officer at FAO and Fernanda Grande, Food Consumption Consultant at FAO will tell us about the benefits of pulses from an agro-ecological and nutritional perspective.

Following the presentations, you will have the chance to engage in a brief round of discussion and to ask both experts your questions.

How to join

Please reply to this message ( to confirm your interest in participation.

On the day of the event visit and follow the on-screen instructions. Seats are limited, so please make sure to join the virtual meeting room some minutes in advance of the start of the webinar. Furthers instructions are available at:

For additional information on the webinar, please contact us at

You can now find the recording of the webinar here: