British Aristocrat in Demonstration at Polish Embassy, London

On Thursday 7 February, Sir Julian and Jadwiga Lopata led a delegation of British and Polish supporters in a show of solidarity with Polish farmers infront of the Polish Embassy in central London. In a letter written to the Ambassador, Pan Witold Sobkow a week earlier, they firmly demanded that the Ambassador support the position being taken by the Polish farmers and asked him to meet the  supporters group at the Embassy. However the Ambassador failed to respond.

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The convoy in solidarity…..

On Saturday 26 January, a group of British farmers and Polish supporters travelled in convoy from Sir Julian Rose’s farm to the local town of Pangbourne, some 5 kilometres away, to demonstrate their solidarity with the Polish farmers protesting the sale of  farmland to multinational corporations. Sir Julian headed the convoy by tractor accompanied by Jadwiga Lopata.

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ICPPC 10th Anniversary Conference and 21st Century Manifesto for Food & Farming

“ICPPC 10th Anniversary Conference and 21st Century Manifesto for Food &

Dear Friends,

We have just completed a very successful international conference entitled
“Food Sovereignty, Self Sufficiency and the Family Farm” which attracted
participants from India, Russia, England, Wales, Canada, Holland, Sweden and
Germany. Polish participants came from many Provinces.

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ICPPC 10 Year Anniversary

ICPPC 10 Year Anniversary Programme

FOOD SOVEREIGNTY, SELF SUFFICIENCY AND THE FAMILY FARM.” An International Seminar on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of ICPPC.

Poland has a unique countryside – with very rich wild nature, beautiful landscapes, cultural traditions and many generations of farmers who love their work. It’s a national treasure. However decisions made in Brussels over the past decade have dramatically degraded the life and quality of the Polish countryside and its food. The protection of the natural wealth and diversity of the countryside and the food security of the nation is a vital issue for Poland, but so it is for all countries. In order to help realize the goal of protecting our countryside and food chain, we created in November 2000 the International Coalition to Protect the Polish Countryside (ICPPC). The coalition was initiated by 41 organizations from 18 countries.

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