AGROVOC may be accessed and used free of charge. It is distributed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Copyright for content in FAO languages - English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian and Chinese - is with FAO, while content in other languages rests with the institutions that authored it.
AGROVOC is constantly updated (through the online editing platform VocBench), and regularly made accessible to users in various formats. The current version of AGROVOC is from February 2016.
Each version of AGROVOC is released in two distributions:
You may access AGROVOC in various ways:
A list of pre-made queries to query the SPARQL endpoint.
To get a daily update of recent changes in AGROVOC, see the RSS service of Vocbench (please use either Firefox or Explorer). No registration on the VB platform is required.
Note that these formats are not supported anymore. They have been created for various internal needs and are offered as-is.