AGROVOC Community of Editors

AGROVOC is a collaborative effort. The institutions responsible for the different language versions and domains are shown below

We are always interested in expanding the coverage of AGROVOC and adding or revising translations and definitions of concepts. If you or your institution would like to contribute to AGROVOC on a regular basis, please write to us at

If you are interested in general information in AGROVOC, please join the AGROVOC Dgroup (there is a separate AGROVOC Editors Dgroup)

Language version editors

Country Language Institution
International English FAO
International Arabic FAO
International Arabic, Persian ICARDA
International Spanish FAO
Belarus Belarusian Belarus Agricultural Library, National Academy of Sciences
Brazil Portugués Embrapa
China Chinese Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS)
Czechia Czech Institute of Agricultural Economics and Information
Denmark Danish International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS)
Iran Persian Iranian Fisheries Science Research Institute
France French CIRAD
Georgia Georgian TECHINFORMI
Germany German Kuratorium für Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft e. V. (KTBL)
Hungary Hungarian Gödöllo Agribusiness Centre, Szent Istvan University
India Hindi TBD
Italy Italian Biblioteca Storica Nazionale dell'Agricoltura
Japan Japanese AFFRIT
Korea Korean TBD
Laos Lao National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI)
Moldova Romanian The Republican Scientific Agricultural Library, State Agrarian University
Poland Polish Centralna Biblioteka Rolnicza, Central Agricultural Library (AgroWeb Poland)
Russian Federation Russian Central Scientific Agricultural Library (CSAL)
Serbia Serbian Matica Srpska Library
Slovakia Slovakia Agroinstitut Nitra
Thailand Thai Kasetsart University, Department of Computer Engineering
Thai National AGRIS Centre, Kasetsart University
Turkey Turkish Department of Training, Extension and Publications, Ministry of Food Agriculture and Livestock
Ukraine Ukrainian Ukrainian Institute for Scientific, Technical and Economic Information

Expert communities

Agricultural technologies FAO
TECA - Technologies and Practices for Small Agricultural Producers
Fisheries FAO
Land governance Land Portal Foundation
Soil BonaRes Project, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Germany)