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Pakistan sees sharp decline in pulse consumption: Report

ISLAMABAD: A report issued by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations suggests that the consumption of pulses in Pakistan has declined from about 15kg per person a year to about 7kg per person a year. The report titled ‘State of Food and Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific Region’ stated that pulse consumption in Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh had decreased over the period from 1961 to 2013. This report has been prepared for the FAO regional conference for Asia and the Pacific being…