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 380
66 AgroPortal
1 AgroPortal and VEST Registry
308 VEST Registry
5 VEST Registry and AgroPortal

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Some alignments between vocabularies

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Examples of domain standards

Actuar has 9 categories according to which they categorize their resources. These categories are...
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
AGROVOC is a controlled vocabulary covering all areas of interest of the Food and Agriculture...
Chris Mungall (GO, BIRN, modENCODE, BBOP)
Open Biomedical Ontologies is an umbrella web address for well-structured controlled vocabularies...
Animal Diversity Web (ADW) is an online database of animal natural history, distribution,...

Examples of peripheral / general standards

Center for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA)
CEDA has used NASA-Ames formatted data for many years. NASA-Ames was devised primarily as a format...
International Labour Organization
The ILO Thesaurus is a compilation of more than 4000 terms relating to the world of work. Every...
Christophe Boutreux
The GeoNames geographical database is available for download free of charge under a creative...
Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) is a common data model for sharing and linking...