April 2020 AGROVOC Thesaurus now with 37,013 concepts and 745,003 terms, in up to 38 languages

The April 2020 version of the AGROVOC thesaurus has been released now boasting 37,013 concepts and 745,003 terms, in up to 38 languages. The AGROVOC team wishes to thank all of the AGROVOC editors, helping to contribute to the addition of concepts, terms and languages. Learn more information about the AGROVOC editors here.

How AGROVOC is leveraging semantic technologies and linked open data to support the FAIR principles.

AGROVOC is a controlled vocabulary covering all areas of interest of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, including food, nutrition, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, environment etc. It is published by FAO and edited by a community of experts. It is widely used in specialized libraries as well as digital libraries and repositories to index content and for the purpose of text mining. It is also used as a specialized tagging resource for content organization by FAO and third-party stakeholders.