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Languages Domains Institutions Contact
Arabic General FAO FAO
Chinese General FAO 
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS)
Xuefu Zhang
Guojian Xian
Czech General Institute of Agricultural Economics and Information Dana Nehasilova
English General FAO FAO
Farsi (Persian) General Iranian Research Institute for Scientific Information and
Documentation (IRANDOC)
French General CIRAD Marie Claude Deboin, Catherine Gerard 
German General

Kuratorium für Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft e. V. (KTBL)

Leibniz-Informationszentrum Lebenswissenschaften (ZB-MED)



Georgian General TECHINFORMI

Nelly Makhviladze

Ewa Pawlowicz

Hindi General Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) TV Prabhakar*
Hungarian General Gödöllo Agribusiness Centre László Gábor Papócsi
Italian General Biblioteca Storica Nazionale (MPAAF) Massimo Ragucci
Japanese General FAO
Korean General RDA TBA
Lao General National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI) Bandith Ramangkhoun
Romanian  General The Republican Scientific Agricultural Library, State Agrarian University Viorica Lupu
Multilingual - en, fr, es, ar, zh Forestry FAO, Forestry Department Magnus Grylle
Multilingual - en, fr, es, pt Land governance Land Portal Foundation Laura Meggiolaro, Gérard Ciparisse
Multilingual - en, fr, es, ar Agricultural technologies and practices FAO, Technologies and Practices for Small Agricultural Producers (TECA)

Charlotte Lietaer 
Nedaa Amraish

Polish General Centralna Biblioteka Rolnicza, Central Agricultural Library (AgroWeb Poland) Irena Walczak-Koperska
Portuguese General FAO
Ministério da Agricultura, Desenvolvimento Rural e das Pescas
Manuela Pintão
Russian General Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Central Scientific Agricultural Library (CSAL) Lidia Pirumova
Slovak General Agroinstitut Nitra Mária Debrecéniová
Spanish General FAO FAO
Telugu** General International Crops research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Lavanya Kiran
Thai General

Thai National AGRIS Center
Kasetsart University, main library
See also:

Aree Thunkijjanukij, Thiranan Damrongsorn 
Turkish General

Department of Training, Extension and PublicationsMinistry of Food Agriculture and Livestock

Yasemin Cevik
Ukrainian General Ukrainian Institute for Scientific,Technical and Economic Information Tatiana Deribon