AGROVOC March 2018 release is out !

AGROVOC team takes this opportunity to inform you about the AGROVOC March 2018 release (Core & Linked Data) is available here. Note that starting April 2017, the FAO - AGROVOC multilingual thesaurus has been updated on a monthly basis. 

As of March 2018, AGROVOC counts:

  • 35,294 concepts (versus 35,152 - in February 2018)
  • 668,479 terms/labels  (versus 666,581 - in February 2018)

covering (in up to 30 languages !) topics related to food, nutrition, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, environment and other related domains. 

You can search and browse for AGROVOC concepts and terms in SKOSMOS.

The AGROVOC Team would like to express its gratitude to all AGROVOC Editors who are constantly contributing to AGROVOC releases, as well as to the ART: Artificial Intelligence Research group that provides technical support for AGROVOC open web services [see this XML file for updated data]. 

SOME SPECIFIC DETAILS FEATURED IN THE NEW AGROVOC RELEASE :

COMMON name for…

The sum of names in all languages

… bacteria

29

… viruses

53

… fungi

145

… animals

4,682

…plants

8,547

TAXONOMIC terms for …

The sum of terms in all languages

… bacteria

7,136

… viruses

5,130

… fungi

17,944

… animals

156,418

…plants

72,064

25 Top concept(s)
/
Depth of branches

(no. of levels underneath each top concepts)

No. of concepts under each
Top concept

Only first level

below Top concept

Counting all levels

below Top concept

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7778
/
5

6

 

26

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330988
/
8

21

 

373

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330704
/
9

27

1,709

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330705
/
9

58

2,634

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330985
/
9

30

369

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_331061
/
8

3

 

478

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330493
/
5

81

 

221

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_49904
/
14

32

 

22,696

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330829
/
9

5

420

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6211
/
7

17

944

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7644
/
7

21

91

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_49874
/
7

28

457

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330998
/
6

45

159

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330834
/
10

86

1,470

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_50227
/
7

42

271

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330979
/
5

5

20

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_331000
/
3

10

17

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_9001017
/
8

8

470

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330892
/
11

91

2,457

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330991
/
3

3

8

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330995
/
6

2

86

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_13586
/
6

17

69

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_331093
/
6

11

61

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330919
/
7

4

423

http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4788
/
7

36

 

535

 

Minimum depth of hierarchy

2

Maximum depth of hierarchy

14

Average depth of hierarchy

7.372

No. of concepts with multiple parentage

1,222

No. of concepts bottom level (leaves of the graph)

27,869

CALL FOR ACTION : YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO :

For more informaiton, please, contact the AGROVOC team at:  agrovoc@fao.org

AGROVOC-RELATED CONTENT :

Interviews:

Newsletters:

News:

AGROVOC web services
AGROVOC and other community agreements for agrifood & related sectors
AGROVOC: some use cases
Thesaurus Maintenance, Alignment and Publication as Linked Data (LD): The AGROVOC Use Case
The role of AGROVOC and other LD vocabularies in architectural models of interoperability
AgroPortal: a backbone for data integration and standardization in Agronomy
AgroPortal : Harnessing the Power of Metadata to Visualize the Landscape of Agronomical Ontologies
BARTOC.org : Basel Register of Thesauri, Ontologies & Classification
FAIRsharing : Find, Register, Claim your Standard, Database, and Policy
Discover open Land Linked Datasets shared by the Land Portal (the AGROVOC subset)
LIME (LInguistic MEtadata) : a vocabulary and an associated Java API for linguistic metadata about linguistically grounded RDF datasets and linguistic resources published as Linked Data
VocBench 3 - a free and open source platform for editing ontologies, thesauri and RDF datasets - is now available for download
NISO TR-06-2017: Issues in Vocabulary Management. AGROVOC thesaurus in "Vocabulary Preservation" Section
Selecting target datasets for semantic enrichment (EUROPEANA, 2015)

 


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