Welcome to AGRIS: your link to the world’s agricultural information

AGRIS puts the world of agricultural research and information at your fingertips


AGRIS is the International System for Agricultural Science and Technology, a network of more than 150 institutions from 65 countries, maintained by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the UN.

This is the world’s leading public information service that provides open access to a wealth of publications and information about agriculture. It is the world’s only multilingual bibliographic database for agricultural science.

This is a partnership of developed and developing countries, linked through partner institutions’ AGRIS Centers, worldwide.


Welcome to AGRIS, the service that connects you directly to a wealth of research and technical information on agriculture worldwide. It offers more than 8 million links to information produced by research centers, development programs, international and national organizations. Content in AGRIS includes agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, aquatic sciences, fisheries, human nutrition and extension.

Here you can access publications, journal articles, monographs, book chapters, and grey literature - including unpublished science and technical reports, theses, dissertations and conference papers. Other resources accessible through include DBPedia, World Bank, Nature, FAO Fisheries and FAO Country profiles. 

What’s behind AGRIS?

Some 400,000 agricultural and research professionals worldwide access AGRIS resources each month, and through AGRIS references on search engines and Google Scholar.

AGRIS is unique for its collection of rich bibliographic records, indexed by AGROVOC, the FAO multilingual agricultural thesaurus. Most AGRIS resources are full text (accessed through Google).