World Ploughing Organization (WPO)

Organisation mondiale de labourage

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Contact Details

URL: http://www.worldploughing.org/

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Founded

1952-11-13 Stirling UK

History

13 Nov 1952, Stirling (UK), and at meeting held simultaneously at Bridge of Allan (UK), a provisional Governing Board having been set up 5 Feb 1952, Workington (UK).

Aims

Foster and preserve the art and improve the skill of ploughing the land; promote world championship ploughing contests; provide for demonstration work and trade displays; urge development and adoption of improved techniques and aids to man in all branches of agriculture; foster a vigorous spirit of cooperation and enterprise in producing food for an increasing world population; encourage, by all these means, fellowship and understanding amongst the peoples of races, nationalities and different affiliations.

Events

2035 | Kenya – World Contest
2034 | Latvia – World Contest
2033 | Denmark – World Contest
2032 | Canada – World Contest
2031 | Austria – World Contest
2030 | Netherlands – World Contest
2029 | France – World Contest
2028 | New Zealand – World Contest
2027 | Croatia – World Contest
2026 | Slovenia – World Contest
2025 | Czech Rep – World Contest
2024 | Norway – World Contest
2023 | North Macedonia – World Contest
2022-08-05 | Tartu, Estonia – World Contest
2021-09-17 | Raheenanisky, Ireland – World Contest
2021-06-19 | St Petersburg, Russia – World Contest

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Activities

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Structure

General Meeting (held annually, at the time and place of World Championship Ploughing Contest). Governing Board, consisting of one representative appointed by each nationally represented organization. Executive Committee appointed by Governing Board. Membership limited to national organizations which arrange national annual championships, and associate members.

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Subjects *

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero Hunger

UIA Org ID

XC3573

Last News

2013

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