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Pieter Devuyst

News Analyst

Brussels, Belgium

Pieter Devuyst joined the IEG Policy team in November 2017 as a News Analyst covering European Agricultural Policy. He previously worked for the think tank Farm Europe, the Research Service of the European Parliament, and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO).

Pieter has a distinguished educational background in both EU and international politics, obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master’s degree in International Relations at Ghent University, and a Master’s degree in European Political and Administrative Studies at the College of Europe.

His main areas of expertise are the Common Agricultural Policy, agri-food trade and agro-environmental policies.

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Austrian lawmakers have dealt a massive blow to the EU’s draft trade agreement with Mercosur by demanding that the government veto the deal.

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German MEP takes charge of key CAP reform file

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European farmers have called for high milk prices again this weekend as they remembered the large-scale milk pouring actions undertaken ten years ago.

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Proposed Agriculture Commissioner already under fire before Parliament hearing

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US set to impose tariffs on EU food and drink after WTO approval

EU agri-food exporters look set to face additional import tariffs in the United States due to a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies.

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