We need to increase the role of legumes in our diets to consequently reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and improve our health. Education plays a key role in changing our consuming habits. Discover inspiring initiatives and tools from various places in the world.
The importance of pulses (lentils, Phaseolus beans, peas (Pisum and Lathyrus), chickpeas, fava beans, cowpeas) for sustainable cropping systems and healthy diets is widely and increasingly recognized. This workshop highlighted the benefits of pulses and the opportunities to use their potential to enhance the diversity of cropping systems and in diets for the protein transition, combining agronomic, sociological, nutritional and gastronomic aspects. A large space was given for interaction between participants about ways to promote pulses in their own communities.