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The Global Pulses Confederation (GPC) is head quartered in Dubai and licensed under the Dubai Government authority, Dubai Multi Commodity Centre (DMCC).

It is a global not for profit confederation with membership from 17 national associations (federations) and 680 private sector members in an industry worth over $100 Billion at the retail level and over 60 million tonnes in pulse production and distribution in over 55 countries. The organization represents the common good of all sectors of the global pulse industry value chain from growers and researchers, through input and logistics suppliers, traders, exporters and importers to government bodies, multilateral bodies, processors, canners and consumers. GPC works for transparency and sustainability in all sectors and aspires to contribute in as many ways possible to global food security and improved health and nutrition.

The GPC Executive Board consists of up to 30 members from all over the world elected from the membership. Board positions are voluntary, non-profit and carry no remuneration.

The organization has a small salaried staff of two employees based in the Dubai office and an Executive Director currently based in Australia. Specialist consultants are contracted for specific projects from time to time.

Visit the Global Pulse Confederation website to Learn MORE.