Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
    FAO Data Lab

    Analysis of legislation and policies

    The Data Lab uses text mining techniques to analyse policy documents stored in FAOLEX. In particular, documents in FAOLEX have been analysed against the Paris 21 indicator, producing:

    Faceted search engineA faceted search engine that allows to identify the content of each policy document through an appropriate OCR of the related file (the documents are often scans of the originals). Moreover, the search engine identifies and extracts law articles that are mentioned in the texts.
    Analytical toolAn analytical tool that evaluates the use of agricultural statistics in each policy document. The strategy behind this tool is well described in this presentation: