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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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Leading Agriculture MEPs have worked out nearly all the necessary compromise amendments on the EU regulations for the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

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The EU’s farming subsidies should become more linked to results to increase their efficiency and save money, the head of the European Court of Auditors (ECA) has declared.

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