AfPO is an ontology that can be used in the study of diverse populations across Africa. It brings together publicly available demographic, anthropological and genetic data relating to African people in a standardised and structured format. The AfPO can be employed to classify African study participants comprehensively in prospective research studies. It can also be used to classify past study participants by mapping them using a language or ethnicity identifier or synonyms.

Preferred Prefix
obo ontology
Homepage Repository OBO OWL OBO JSON
Melek Chaouch   0000-0001-5868-4204   Melek-C
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers
Missing LUI pattern
Example Local Unique Identifier
0000440   Resolve
Example CURIE
Metaregistry African Population Ontology

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 4 mappings to external registries for this resource with 1 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
AberOWL AberOWL logo aberowl AFPO
BioPortal BioPortal Prefixes logo bioportal AFPO
OBO Foundry OBO Foundry logo obofoundry afpo
OntoBee OntoBee logo ontobee AfPO
RDF Information

When using this resource in RDF, the following URI format should be used:$1


A provider turns a local unique identifiers from a resource into a URI. Many providers are also resolvable as URLs (i.e., they can be used in a web browser).

The local unique identifier 0000440 is used to demonstrate the providers available for African Population Ontology. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
African Population Ontology (RDF) rdf
Bioregistry bioregistry
OBO Foundry obofoundry
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal