A federated and curated metadata registry of agri-food datasets and data services

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is a government department in the UK.

We cover – we make policy and legislation, and work with others to deliver our policies in - areas such as: the natural environment, biodiversity, plants and animals sustainable development and the green economy food, farming and fisheries animal health and welfare environmental protection and pollution control rural communities and issues. Although we only work directly in England, we work closely with the devolved administrations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, and we generally lead on negotiations in the EU and internationally.  

General
Belongs to network: 
Contacts: 
Geographic
Geographic coverage: 
Global
Country where the service is managed: 
United Kingdom
Networks
Content
Data managed: 
Specific topic (AGROVOC): 
Interoperability
agINFRA The RING is part of the agINFRA project EC 7th framework program INFRA-2011-1.2.2 - Grant agr. no: 283770