AGROVOC December 2018 release is out. With 36,013 concepts!

FAO AGROVOC team takes this opportunity to inform you about the FAO AGROVOC December 2018 release. Starting April 2017, the FAO AGROVOC multilingual thesaurus has been updated on a monthly basis (see all AGROVOC releases). 

Browse AGROVOC with SKOSMOS! We want AGROVOC to be useful and relevant for Your work!

As of December 2018, AGROVOC counts:

  • Number of concepts : 36,013  (up from 34,576 one year ago)
  • Number of terms : 678,707  (up from 660,348 one year ago)

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

Quite a few people use agrovoc-test to see the AGROVOC backend. In case you use VocBench: please note that AGROVOC content editing is now on VocBench3A new registration for VocBench3 is needed. Web services and SKOSMOS links have not changed.

Please note that in case you have an AGROVOC test account, agrovoc-test has just been populated with December release data. If you ever need to suggest a new concept and are not an AGROVOC Editor, please remember that you can also do it by email to [email protected]. Please send the suggested new concept in English, with any translations available, suggested broader term if possible, and the definition with source  (the more information, the better!). It will then be reviewed. 

We want AGROVOC concepts/terms to be useful and relevant for Your work!

AGROVOC Editorial Guidelines might be helpful

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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 Web services page. You also may want to look at the WSDL file for the AGROVOC Web Services.


Achievements, impact and strategy for AGROVOC’s future (2018)

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