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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 European Commission has defended its upcoming ‘Farm to Fork’-strategy in response to calls by an advisory body for a comprehensive EU food policy.

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AGRI Committee’s CAP reform files forwarded to plenary

The European Parliament’s leadership has taken an important step to avoid a complete re-start of the negotiations on the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

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EU farming chief: ASF poses 'serious risk' to pig meat market

Any further spread of African swine fever (ASF) within the EU could have a "severe impact" on domestic pig meat producers, EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan has warned.

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Obesity “epidemic” is becoming a “world problem”, EESC leader warns

One-fifth of the European population now suffers from obesity and nearly one-tenth does not have access to safe and nutritious food, a panel debate at an event revealed.

International EU

Dutch farmers continue protests over nitrogen emissions

Thousands of Dutch farmers demonstrated in The Hague again, for the third time this month, as they fear to become the main target of government measures to cut nitrogen emissions.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Traders bypass EU safeguard tariffs on Cambodian rice, Hogan admits

Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has said that the renewed EU tariffs on rice from Cambodia and Myanmar are functioning well, yet he admitted that they are being circumvented by European importers.

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