This portal provides a global map of existing vocabularies for the exchange of data in the field of food and agriculture.

The directory is the continuation of the FAO VEST Registry under the GODAN Action umbrella.
It's the result of the merging of records from two different sources: the
VEST Registry
(a registry of vocabularies of all types and all formats) and the AgroPortal (a repository of RDF ontologies).


Total 396
76 AgroPortal
326 VEST Registry

By domain

By type

Some alignments between vocabularies

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Examples of domain standards

International Standards Organisation
ISO 19144-2:2012 specifies a Land Cover Meta Language (LCML) expressed as a UML metamodel that...
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
A result of a cooperation programme between the FAO Forestry Department and the IUFRO SilvaVoc...
USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory (NDL), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
The USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (SR) is the major source of food...
Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership
Details terms used in the climate and REEEP project.

Examples of peripheral / general standards

The Library of Congress
Developed by the Library of Congress MARCXML is an XML schema based on MARC21.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
The Agricultural Learning Resources Application Profile (Ag-LR AP) defines the metadata elements...
Food and Agriculture Organization
LODE-BD aims to support the selection of appropriate encoding strategies for producing meaningful...
Climate and Forecast metadata conventions
The conventions for CF (Climate and Forecast) metadata are designed to promote the processing and...