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AGRIS is the international information system for the agricultural sciences and technology. The system identifies worldwide literature dealing with all aspects of agriculture, and covers: plant and animal production and protection; post-harvest processing of primary agricultural products; forestry; fisheries; agricultural engineering; natural resources and the environment as related to agriculture; food; human nutrition; agricultural economics; rural development; and agricultural administration, legislation, information, education and extension. The system collects bibliographic references (to date, about 3 million) to either conventional (journal articles, books) or non-conventional materials (sometimes called "grey literature" e.g. theses, reports, etc.,) not available through normal commercial channels.

CARIS is the Current Agricultural Research Information System. It was created by FAO in 1975 to identify and to facilitate the exchange of information about current agricultural research projects being carried out in - or on behalf of - developing countries. The System identifies projects dealing with all aspects of agriculture. The basic unit in CARIS is a set of data describing a single project, and giving such details as the project title, its objectives, its  inception and termination dates; names of researchers and their  specializations, and contact addresses of the individuals and institutes carrying out the research.

Materials indexed: journal articles, books, theses, reports.

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1975-01-01 to current 
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Biological Sciences, Geography, Human, Geography, Physical 
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