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  • © Markus Spiske

    April 2021: New release of AGROVOC Thesaurus

    The April 2021 version of the AGROVOC thesaurus has been released. It now contains 38 780 concepts and 808 000 terms, in up to 40 languages. The AGROVOC team thanks all of the AGROVOC editors who have contributed to the addition of concepts, terms and other content. Learn more about the AGROVOC editors here.
  • Successful collaboration on AGROVOC between FAO and University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy)

    Since the 1980s, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) manages and publishes the AGROVOC Multilingual Thesaurus, which thematically covers FAO’s areas of interest with more than 39 000 concepts and 800 000 terms organized hierarchically. When launched, AGROVOC was made available in three languages – English, Spanish and French – and its purpose was to serve as a...
  • ©FAO/Miguel Riopa / FAO

    March 2021: New release of AGROVOC Thesaurus

    The March 2021 version of the AGROVOC thesaurus has been released. It now contains 38 600 concepts and 806 000 terms, in up to 40 languages. The AGROVOC team thanks all of the AGROVOC editors who have contributed to the addition of concepts, terms and other content. Learn more about the AGROVOC editors here.
  • AGRIS in 2020

    AGRIS increased the collection to more than 12 million records from 450 data providers from 150 countries, and the number of visits reached 25% more than 2019. The new website has also become a key element for the promotion and accessibility of AGROVOC at http://www.fao.org/agris/. Publications FAO. 2020. AGRIS, the International System for Agricultural Science and Technology. Rome AGRIS has...