The International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS) in Denmark supports the development of a market-driven organic food sector in Denmark. The centre, located at Aarhus University in Foulum, Viborg, supports research related to organic food by many different institutions and industries. ICROFS sees AGROVOC as a good source of of multilingual keywords for its Eprints repository and wants to help expand AGROVOC’s coverage of terminology for organic agriculture.
AGROVOC is a controlled vocabulary covering all areas of interest of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, including food, nutrition, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, environment etc. It is published by FAO and edited by a community of experts. It is widely used in specialized libraries as well as digital libraries and repositories to index content and for the purpose of text mining. It is also used as a specialized tagging resource for content organization by FAO and third-party stakeholders. AGROVOC is published monthly with the aim to improve the quality of the services for the agricultural community, AGROVOC is now engaging with expert communities that are contributing and benefiting of the AGROVOC services.
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