AGROVOC is a controlled vocabulary covering all areas of interest to FAO, including food, nutrition, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, environment etc.

To date, AGROVOC contains over 32,000 concepts organized in a hierarchy, each concept may have labels in up to 22 languages: Arabic, Chinese, Czech, English, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Thai, Turkish. Four more language versions are under development (Malaysian, Moldavian, Telugu, Ukrainian)

AGROVOC is formalized as a RDF/SKOS-XL linked dataset, accessible thorugh a SPARQL endpoint, and it is also available for download in various formats. You can also include AGROVOC in your specific application through web services, and search or browse AGROVOC through this website.

Responsibly body: 
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)