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The IYP 2016 aims to heighten public awareness of the nutritional benefits of pulses as part of sustainable food production aimed towards food security and nutrition. The Year will create a unique opportunity to encourage connections throughout the food chain that would better utilize pulse-based proteins, further global production of pulses, better utilize crop rotations and address the challenges in the trade of pulses.

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Bids for hosting the
th SAASTEC Conference
in 2017 are now open.

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A very successful
th SAASTEC Conference was held at UniZulu Science Centre,  Richard’s Bay from the
7-10 November 2016.

The themes for this conference were aligned with the United Nations 17 Strategic Global Goals (SGG’s).

10 November 2016 was International Science Centre Day. This day was celebrated at conference with International discussions and presentations in conjunction with UNESCO.    

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The Science Centre World Summit (SCWS) is a global meeting of professionals of science centres/museums and their networks from around the world, convened once every three years.
The second Summit will be held in Japan, representing countries in the Asia and Pacific region, at Miraikan in 2017.