The FISHERIES LINKED OPEN DATA (FLOD), is an FI asset that integrates data from diverse data sources within and outside FAO.
The sources used by FLOD identify a participatory network of data providers that remain otherwise autonomous, the so-called FLOD network. FLOD sits at the logical center of the network and contains a core of codelists sourced by FI in the domains of:
We have then linked this core to Linked Data versions of the sources available in the network, including:
The providers themselves act as clients of FLOD services so as to retrieve their original data enriched with information available in the network as a whole.
Finally, we have exposed specific extracts of the integrated data through Web Services that can answer competency questions like the following:
What are the FAO fishing areas where Tanzanian vessels are allowed to fish, considering jurisdictional and fishery agreements criteria?