AGROVOC Community of Editors

AGROVOC is a collaborative effort. The institutions responsible for the different language versions and domains are shown below.

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Institutions

  • Japan
    Governmental

    Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Information Technology Center AFFRIT

    Tsukuba Business-Academia Cooperation Support Center, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council Secretariat of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan (MAFF) was established in 1978 as Tsukuba Office and has been planning and...

  • Slovakia
    Governmental

    Agroinstitut Nitra, state enterprise

    Agroinstitut Nitra, state enterprise, is an educational institution of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic. It services mainly in the area of continuing vocational lifelong education, training and certification of...

  • International
    Italy
    Other

    Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts ASFA

    ASFA is a partnership of over 100 aquatic science, fisheries and aquaculture institutions worldwide. The partnership maintains and develops the ASFA database and Subject Thesaurus.

  • Brazil
    Governmental

    Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) Embrapa

    The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) was founded on April 26, 1973, and is under the aegis of the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food Supply. Since our foundation, and with our partners from the National Agricultural...

  • Russian Federation
    Governmental

    Central Scientific Agricultural Library CSAL

    The Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution "Central Scientific Agricultural Library" (CSAL) is the oldest Bibliographic Center for Agricultural Science and Food Industry in the Russian Federation. The library was founded in 1930. Today, more than 3...

  • France
    Research

    Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement Cirad

    CIRAD is the French agricultural research and international cooperation organization working for the sustainable development of tropical and Mediterranean regions.

  • International
    Research

    CGIAR

    CGIAR is a global research partnership for a food-secure future in a climate crisis. CGIAR science is dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources and ecosystem services.

  • China
    Research

    Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences CAAS

    The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) is a national, integrative agricultural scientific research organization with responsibility for carrying out both basic and applied research, as well as research into new technologies impacting agriculture...

  • International
    Italy
    Intergovernmental

    FAOLEX FAOLEX

    FAOLEX is a database of national legislation, policies and bilateral agreements on food, agriculture and natural resources management. It currently contains over 180,000 legal and policy documents drawn from more than 200 countries, territories and regional...

  • Italy
    Intergovernmental

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

    With the objective to increase accessibility and visibility of research products in its Member Countries, FAO has been promoting the exchange of scientific and technical information related to all aspects of agriculture since the early 1970s. Moving from paper...

  • Hungary
    Non-Governmental

    GAK Education, Research and Innovation Nonprofit Ltd GAK

    GAK was established in 1995 by the Godollo University of Agriculture as well as by major agricultural stakeholders in Hungary. GAK's objective is to bridge the gap between university research, development, the technical implementation and utilisation of...

  • Belarus
    Academia

    I.S. Lupinovich Belarus Agricultural Library of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus BelAL

    I.S. Lupinovich Belarus Agricultural Library of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (BelAL) is a national scientific agricultural library with the national repository of agriculture and forestry literature, that performs a function of the national...

  • Georgia
    Research

    Institute for Scientific and Technical Information TECHINFORMI

    Institute TECHINFORMI represents an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary scientific information center that provides a wide variety of information services to scientists throughout the Georgia. TECHINFORMI is the lead organization in Georgia whose one of...

  • Czechia
    Other

    Institute of Agricultural Economics and Information IAEI

    Institute of Agricultural Economics and Information (IAEI) is the expert centre for the agricultural economy, food, agricultural advice and information. IAEI is also the Library of Antonin Svehla (Knihovna Antonína Švehly - KAŠ), which is the third greatest...

  • Denmark
    Research

    International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems ICROFS

    ICROFS, International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems, has existed since 1996. The centre is appointed and financially supported by the Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark. ICROFS contributes to further development of a market-driven and...

  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    Governmental

    Iranian Fisheries Science Research Institute IFSRI

    Iranian Fisheries Science Research Institute (established in 1918) with 100 years history and experience cover several applied branch in fisheries and aquaculture consist of Reproduction and nutrition, Biology, Stock assessment, Aquatics Health & Diseases...

  • Germany
    Other

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

    The Kuratorium für Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft e.V. is a registered association comprising approximately 400 experts from agriculture and related sciences, trade and industry, public administration and consulting. The KTBL is institutionally...

  • Uganda
    Academia

    Makerere University Mak

    Established in 1922 as a technical school, Makerere University is one of the oldest and most prestigious English Universities in Africa. On July 1, 1970, Makerere became an independent national university of the Republic of Uganda, offering undergraduate and...

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    Serbia
    Other

    Matica Srpska Library MSL

    The Matica Srpska Library (MSL) is the oldest Serbian library of national importance and the first public and scientific library of the Serbs. Together with the Matica Srpska Literary Society, it was founded in Pest (Hungary) in 1826 and moved to Novi Sad in...

  • Italy
    Governmental

    National Historical Library of Agriculture

    The National Historical Library of Agriculture was born in 1860, within the Ministry of Agriculture and Trade far before the unification of Italy, in order to allow ministerial officers the access to most relevant texts and field studies. Particular...

  • Argentina
    Governmental

    National Institute for Fishery Research and Development INIDEP

    The National Institute for Fishery Research and Development (INIDEP), Argentina, was created in 1977 on the basis of the former IBM in order to perform integral research programs on fishing grounds, emphasizing the assessment of Argentine fishing resources and...

  • Norway
    Academia

    Norwegian University of Life Sciences NMBU

    NMBU is a university for higher education from bachelor to PhD education. Research themes at NMBU are climate, environment, food, nutrition, landscape and society, development studies and veterinary science.

  • Russian Federation
    Research

    Russian Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography VNIRO

    Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO) is the head research Institute of fisheries industry. VNIRO provides scientific support of the fishery management, coordination of implementation of plans and programs of fishery research...

  • Republic of Moldova
    Academia

    Technical University of Moldova TUM

    Technical University of Moldova (TUM) is the accredited higher technical educational institution in the Republic of Moldova. TUM was established in 1964 and currently comprises 12 faculties, covering the needs of the national economy in preparing specialists...

  • International
    Italy
    Other

    Technologies and Practices for Small Agricultural Producers TECA

    TECA is an online platform that gathers successful agricultural technologies and practices to facilitate knowledge exchange and help family farmers in the field. Launched by FAO in 2002 and managed by FAO’s Research and Extension Unit, the TECA platform...

  • Thailand
    Academia

    Thai National AGRIS Centre, Office of the University Library, Kasetsart University ThaiAGRIS, KULIB

    Thai National AGRIS Centre was established on March 13, 1980, by General National FAO Committee, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives cooperated with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Thai National AGRIS Centre responsible to...

  • Germany
    Research

    The BonaRes Centre for Soil Research BonaRes

    The central motivation of the BonaRes Centre is the transfer of existing and newly generated knowledge about soil functions into scientifically based decision support tools for soil management in the context of a sustainable bioeconomy. In future, it should be...

  • International
    Lebanon
    Research

    The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas ICARDA

    The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) is an international organization undertaking research-for-development. We provide innovative, science-based solutions for communities across the non-tropical dry areas. In partnership...

  • International
    Non-Governmental

    The Land Portal Foundation Land Portal

    The Land Portal Foundation was established to create, curate and disseminate land governance information by fostering an inclusive and accessible data ecosystem. Over the last decade, the portal has evolved from a simple information gateway to become a...

  • Turkey
    Governmental

    Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Department of Training and Publication

    The Training and Publication Department, which is affiliated to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, carries out works related to farmer training, extention activities, print and visual publishing on behalf of the Ministry. Our institution has a digital...

  • Serbia
    Academia

    University of Belgrade – Faculty of Agriculture

    The Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Belgrade (Универзитет у Беогрaду - Пољопривредни фaкултет) was established in 1919 as one of the six faculties of the University of Belgrade. The Faculty of Agriculture is the educational and scientific...

  • Germany
    Research

    ​​Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research ZALF

    As a contribution to overcoming global challenges such as climate change, food security, biodiversity conservation and resource scarcity, ZALF develops and designs crop systems, integrated in their landscape contexts, that combine food security with...