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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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The EU will impose tariffs on rice from Cambodia and Myanmar in order to curb a surge in “damaging” imports, the European Commission has confirmed

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The head of a Scottish farming union has criticised the UK Government’s planned worker scheme for being largely insufficient to address the expected farm labour gaps after Brexit.

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