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New AGROVOC release is out!

AGROVOC has released a newly updated version. This version can be accessed via downloads, webservices, SPARQL endpoint and VocBench Sandbox. In due course, the updated AGROVOC will also be available for browsing here.

Highlights of this release:-

  • Revision of the whole Turkish version
  • Expanded language coverage for German. (10,000+terms, English,Spanish and Italian 1,000+ terms respectively)
  • Expanded AGROVOC LOD. (new alignment with EARTh thesaurus)
  • Improved quality of the RDF dataset
  • Refined agrontology vocabulary

Read more about this announcement here

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