Latest AGROVOC release: July 2014
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.
AGROVOC consists of over 32,000 concepts available in 21 languages: Arabic, Chinese, Czech, English, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Thai, Turkish and Ukrainian.
AGROVOC is used by researchers, librarians and information managers for indexing, retrieving and organizing data in agricultural information systems and Web pages. Currently AGROVOC is an SKOS-XL concept scheme and a Linked Open Data set aligned with 16 other multilingual knowledge organization systems related to agriculture.
You may download AGROVOC, access its Web Services or access its SPARQL endpoint.
AGROVOC is edited through VocBench, an open-source, Web-based, collaborative editing tool for multilingual thesauri and RDF-SKOS resources.