Food Plants database developer, Bruce French, delivered a presentation at the 2nd International Symposium  on Neglected and Underutilized Species titled “Crops for the Future – Beyond Food Security” held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in June 2011.

This symposium discussed the potential role of underutilised plant species and their contribution to global food security and nutrition, buffering the consequences of climate change and enhancing agricultural biodiversity.

Bruce French’s presentation “Edible Plants of the World – Database” attracted much interest.