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IFOAM - Organics International | Uniting the Organic World Since 1972
Press Conference with Dr. Vandana Shiva to launch her book
"Pulse of Life: The Rich Biodiversity of Edible Legumes
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11 February, 11.00 am – 11.30 am, BIOFACH, room New Delhi

Dr. Vandana Shiva is launching her book "Pulse of Life: The Rich Biodiversity of Edible Legumes"  to coincide with the UN declaration of 2016 as the International Year of Pulses.

The
International Year of Pulses aims to heighten public awareness of the nutritional benefits of pulses as part of sustainable food production. The book looks at the rich bio-cultural diversity of pulses and legumes and analyses the threats to diversity and sovereignty of century old traditions of pulses in India and around the world.  

The press conference will take place on 11 February, 11.00 am at BIOFACH, room New Dehli and will be attended by:
  • Dr. Vandana Shiva, Navdanya India, Laureate of the Alternative Nobel Prize
  • Andre Leu, President of IFOAM – Organics International and author of the book: “The myths of safe pesticides”.
  • Paulina Ceballos, International Year of Pulses
You are also kindly invited to attend the BIOFACH conference session: 2016 – UN's Year of Pulses at the organic pulse on 11 February, 10 am - 10.45 am in Room Kiew. To learn more about the book launch, contact Bernward Geier: b.geier@colabora-together.de 

Further Information & Links
IFOAM - Organics International
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53113 Bonn, Germany
www.ifoam.bio
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