About Us

Young Friends of the Countryside is a non-profit organization aiming to promote interconnectivity
between young people across Europe who have a longstanding personal or professional interest
in rural matters, entrepreneurship, land ownership
and management of the countryside.

the network

    Exclusive insights into rural family businesses.

    Networking opportunities with like-minded members who share the same rural interests.

    Access to learning and education on associated rural and agricultural matters.

    Opportunities for entrepreneurship and project funding.

    A platform for a united voice regarding rural and environmental issues and policies at an international level.

    Access to employment opportunities and work experience in the rural sector and associated areas.

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events

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    The Young Friends of the countryside meet annually twice across different locations of Europe.

    At these events members have the opportunity to learn about interesting projects across Europe.

    Please log in to view upcoming events and for more information.

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famigro award

    The Famigro Award is granted annually to a young European entrepreneur who is making a special contribution to the rural economy and environment.

    Sponsored by Karl Grotenfelt, the Famigro Award supports projects that provide answers to current challenges of the rural sector.

    The award includes prize money of €5,000, an article in the widely published Countryside Magazine and the opportunity to join the Young Friends of the Countryside at their General Assembly.

    For further information please.

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our team

MARIE CHRISTINE SCHöNBORN
MARIE CHRISTINE SCHöNBORN
HEINRICH VON CROY
HEINRICH VON CROY
VICE PRESIDENT

HEINRICH VON CROY
ANNA ZAHEDI
ANNA ZAHEDI
VICE PRESIDENT

ANNA ZAHEDI
ALBERTO HERMOSEL
ALBERTO HERMOSEL
SECRETARY GENERAL

ALBERTO HERMOSEL
ANTOINE DE  THEUX
ANTOINE DE THEUX
BOARD MEMBER

ANTOINE DE THEUX
ANTOINE LAMARCHE
ANTOINE LAMARCHE
BOARD MEMBER

ANTOINE LAMARCHE
STEPHANIE BRUUNS DE NEEGRGAARD
STEPHANIE BRUUNS DE NEEGRGAARD
JOANA SCOTTO MAYOR
JOANA SCOTTO MAYOR
BOARD MEMBER

JOANA SCOTTO MAYOR
HEINRICH XXIX  REUXX
HEINRICH XXIX REUXX
BOARD MEMBER

HEINRICH XXIX REUXX
JEAN D’ASPREMONT
JEAN D’ASPREMONT
BOARD MEMBER

JEAN D’ASPREMONT
LEONOR CESAR DAS NEVES
LEONOR CESAR DAS NEVES

young Friends In Numbers

251

Members

20

Countries

30+

Start-ups

Our Partners

get in touch

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info@yfcs.eu

Rue de Trèves 67
B-1040 Brussels

+32 (0)2 234 30 00