These global drylands crop and forage genetic resources and the world’s largest collection of crop wild relatives are public goods, freely available to strengthen food security and fight climate change.  

The Hart Field Day session was a huge success. AGT provided 450 lentil burgers for the day which were incredibly popular, as it was the first pulses a lot of the farmers had ever  eaten.

Below are a series of images taken at the very well attended event. 

"Thejomaya" is an education initiative operating out of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.  It focuses its activity in early childhood education and believes in giving exposure to children through various activities. 


Four illustrative panels from a comic displaying groups of people eating dry beans, peas and lentils (pulses).
Pulses (dry beans, peas, and lentils) are featured in two illustrated videos explaining the benefits of these crops to human and soil health.

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Video series explains how humans, soil benefit from pulse crops

Sept. 6, 2016— Educational videos released this week by the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) celebrate the International Year of Pulses (IYP), as designated by the United Nations. Pulses—dry beans, peas, and lentils—are an important crop for a sustainable agronomic future. The videos are the latest in a series of informational offerings by CSSA celebrating IYP.