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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).


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Examples of domain standards

Bioversity International
The core descriptors for in situ conservation of Crop Wild Relatives are designed to facilitate the...
The Access to Biological Collections Data (ABCD) Schema is an evolving comprehensive standard for...
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
The 'Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture' is a revised, augmented version of the '...
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), United Nations University
This list of INFOODS Food Component Tagnames has been prepared from John C. Klensin, Diane...

Examples of peripheral / general standards

The VIAF® (Virtual International Authority File) combines multiple name authority files into a...
Frédérick Giasson
The Bibliographic Ontology describe bibliographic things on the semantic Web in RDF. This ontology...
Network Development and MARC Standards Office of the Library of Congress
Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS) is a schema for a bibliographic element set that may be...
Asian Farmers Association
The Asian Farmers Association, like many local organizations, does not classify its content...