Why do we celebrate World Pulses Day 2024 on Feb 10? Know history, significance and more

World Pulses Day, commemorated annually on February 10th, stands as a testament to the profound significance of pulses in our global food ecosystem. Originating from a United Nations resolution in December 2018, this observance aims to shed light on the nutritional richness, environmental sustainability, and socioeconomic impact of pulses worldwide. From ancient civilizations to modern-day societies, pulses like beans, lentils, chickpeas, and peas have been staples in diets, offering a powerhouse of protein, fibre, and essential nutrients. As we delve into World Pulses Day 2024, let’s unravel the history, explore the significance, and delve into the multifaceted contributions of these humble yet mighty legumes.

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