Join Us

How to join Friends of the Countryside ?
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Your membership includes:

  • An invitation to the annual Congress
  • Invitation to national seminars and events
  • A bimonthly magazine, “CountrySide”, which keeps you informed of the activities and European initiatives of the ELO
  • The Yearbook of the Friends of the Countryside covering the EU 28
  • Your footprint in the European scene
  • Increase its effectiveness of landowners’ lobby action at local, regional, national and european level
  • Bring to us your suggestions, expertise and first-hand experience, thus giving more substance to the policy positions of the ELO
  • Become part of the international business network of the ELO, and you extend its ramifications to local or regional level
  • Gain access to the top European decision makers where you can make your views known
  • Sustain the ELO in its support of a cultural system that is also yours; a living, thriving rural environment based on sound businesses
  • Get the opportunity to turn your concern into action!

Contact Us

Friends of the Countryside ASBL

67, Rue de Trèves

B-1040 Brussels


Phone: +32 (0)

Fax: +32 (0)

About Us

Friends of the Countryside represents the custodians of European estates and the traditional industries, patrimony, and heritage in their stewardship.



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