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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.

Latest From Pieter Devuyst

AGRI MEPs reject part of Commission’s market support measures

The European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee (AGRI) has launched a procedure to veto some of the proposed market measures for wine, fruit and vegetables because they consider them to be insufficient.

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Finland brings in more non-EU farm workers

Finland has doubled the number of seasonal farm workers from outside the EU that are allowed to enter the country.

Finland Coronavirus

MEPs demand more protection for seasonal farm and food workers

MEPs have called on EU and national leaders to step up their actions to ensure the health and safety of seasonal workers across the bloc.

EU Coronavirus

Baltic farmers urge EU leaders to fix CAP “injustice” under next budget

Farmers from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have called on the European Commission to ensure that the COVID-19 crisis does not exacerbate the existing inequalities between farmers across the EU.

EU Estonia

Parliament and Council ask for concrete plans on two-year CAP transition period

Agriculture MEPs and ministers have asked the European Commission to come up with details on how a two-year transition period for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) would look like.

EU Coronavirus

Drought cuts yield expectations for EU crops

The yield forecasts for the 2020 harvest of nearly all EU crops have been reduced after two months of unusually hot and dry weather across the bloc.

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