La Confederación Internacional de las Leguminosas (Global Pulse Confederation o GPC, anteriormente conocida como CICILS-IPTIC) es una asociación sin fines de lucro que representa a la cadena productiva de la industria mundial de las leguminosas. Con sede central en Dubai (EAU), GPC opera bajo licencia del Gobierno de Dubai y del Dubai Multi Commodity Centre (DMCC).



  • Sus miembros suman 24 asociaciones nacionales (federaciones) y más de 600 actores del sector privado.
  • Representa una industria con un valor aproximado de más de $ 100 billones en el sector minorista.
  • La producción de leguminosas se distribuye en más de 55 países, y alcanza más de 80 millones de toneladas por año.

USDA 2018 Annual Crop Summary

The USDA’s 2018 Annual Crop Summary report lists the size of the 2018 U.S. dry bean crop (including chickpeas) at 1.7 million MT, up 5% compared to 2017 (1.6 million MT).

United Nations celebrate World Pulses Day at FAO Rome on Feb 11th 2019

The Food & Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) held an inaugural World Pulses Day celebratory event in their offices in Rome on Feb 11th 2019.

FAO Releases IYP 2016 Final Report

FAO released its final report for the International Year of Pulses 2016 including main findings and recommendations.

World Pulses Day 2019

Check out the GPC guidelines to host a successful World Pulses Day event, download exclusive materials to support your activities and follow the calendar of official events all over the world!

Pulses 19 Convention Registration Starts Feb 1

We are delighted to invite you to the GPC Pulses'19 Rio de Janeiro Convention which will be held at the Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort in Brazil between June 10 to 13. Registration opens February, 1.

Statement from Health Canada on Glyphosate

Health Canada’s primary objective in regulating pesticides is to protect Canadians’ health and the environment. That is why the Department regularly reviews all pesticides to make sure that they continue to meet modern health and safety standards.

Indian Government Extends Pea Import Restriction

The Government of India has extended the restriction on pea imports to 31st March 2019.

India Extends Crop Fumigation Exemption

The relaxation on non-compliance of Methyl Bromide Fumigation has been extended to 30th Jun 2019.

Update on U.S. Dry Bean and Chickpea Production

U.S. Dry Bean Council's latest report on dry bean and chickpea production is now available.

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