This year’s World Pulses Day celebrates the contribution of pulses to healthy diets with the theme #LovePulses for health diets and planet.
You are invited to our webinar session “Counting on beans research: Catalyzing investment for increased resilience, gender equity and improved nutrition” on 10 February 2021, from 16:00 to 17:30 (East Africa Time).
The Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA), the Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), and partners (public and private) will present on how beans are an investment commodity that provide inclusive businesses while delivering nutritious foods for healthy diets.
- Raise awareness of the nutritional benefits of beans as part of sustainable food production to enhance food an nutrition security.
- Promote resilient common beans-based agri-food systems.
- Share insights and lessons learned from PABRA members (from public and private sectors) focusing on ‘beans as business and nutritional security for women and the youth.’
- Transform bean production and consumption to deliver on healthy and nutritious diets addressing SDGs 1, 2, 5 and 12.
Who should participate?
Researchers, policy makers entrepreneurs, investors, donors, development organizations and practitioners.