The 68th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has declared year 2016 as the_____?

Answer: [A] International Year of Pulses

First is the correct answer. The 68th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has declared year 2016 as the International Year of Pulses (IYP). It was launched under the slogan ‘nutritious seeds for a sustainable future’. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of UN has been nominated to facilitate the implementation of the Year in collaboration with all stakeholders.Year 2015 was declared as International Year of Soils.

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