Opening remarks by Andar Mamdani, Counsellor (Development) at Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN
January 18, 2017

We’re very pleased to welcome all of you to today’s lunch to both celebrate Global Pulse Day, and to mark the conclusion of a very successful International Year of Pulses. Today we will be celebrating with a meal of pulses — from start to finish — and during each course, you will be hearing a little about the important legacies of the International Year of Pulses.

Dishes from Myanmar's Global Pulse Day 2017 Celebrations

By Hla Hla Kyi, Zawgyi Premier Co., Ltd
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Global Pulse Day in Myanmar was celebrated on January 17, 2017 with the participation of Government Officials, members of the Chamber of Commerce, processors, exporters, traders from the pulses industry and journalists. The event was organized jointly by YRCCI (Yangon Region Chambers of Commerce and Industry) and MPBSA (Myanmar Pulses, Beans and Sesame Association).

Tuscan Bean Salad and Tuscan Bean Soup by Carmy

By Carmy. This post originally appeared on carmyy.com

Have you bean looking for some protein packed lunch ideas? To celebrate Global Pulse Day, here are two pulse based recipes that are great for getting your protein and fibre in!

By Kübra Kırbıyık
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The “Pulses Lunch Organisation” held on 18th January, 2017 by Mersin Commodity Exchange for the honour of "Global Pulse Day" drew a great interest. Approximately 360 guests participated in the event.

By Chandni Gandhi

Singapore Pulses Federation Limited and Agrocorp International had a successful celebration of the Global Pulses Day in Singapore on 18th Jan 2017. SPFL board members Puneet Jain and Ritesh Bansal donated 60 kgs of varieties of pulses.

By Vikram Vij

Many people living in western society think of pulses as a vegetarian alternative to protein, as a great low fat option for a meat substitute, or an ingredient that helps make amazing soup.