IYP Media Coverage on Pulse News and IYOP Events
Information on media stories, including coverage of past events, related to the 2016 International Year of Pulses (IYP) will be posted here and updated regularly.
Further to the declaration of International Year of Pulses 2016 by the United Nations, Pulse Feasts were held around the world on January 6th.
November was a key month for the Pulse/Grain Legume world, which has been working for months to prepare the launch of the International Year of Pulses. The United Nations officially launched the Year on November 10 in Rome and subsequent events took place during the rest of the month, including the North American Launch in New York on November 18, 2015.
A “Pulse Information Wall” was set up at the Allerhande Christmas Festival in Utrecht, Netherlands, December 4 – 6, to celebrate the International year of Pulses 2016.