Alessandro Mancosu is IEG Policy’s Brussels correspondent, specialising in EU agri-food policy and related EU topics.
He has previously written about competition policy, as well as working in marketing for an asset management company. Alessandro has also done an internship as an information assistant at the European Commission, Enterprise and Industry Department.
Born in Sardinia, Italy, Aleesandro is fluent in English, French and Spanish, with a good knowledge of German. He has a Master’s Degree in European Studies from the King’s College London, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism from the London School of Journalism.
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Small-scale palm oil producers are not independent from large-scale palm oil plantations and cannot guarantee they are not responsible for deforestation, EU farmers have said.
EU agriculture policy diary: the week ahead (February 18-22): FAO candidate, EU-US trade talks, Food Safety Congress
Next week will see a host of activities at the European Parliament and several events taking place in Brussels and elsewhere.
The European Parliament plenary has urged member states to better enforce existing rules on protecting transported animals and sanction all offenders.
Sardinian shepherds and milk producers in Italy are threatening to blockade the upcoming regional elections if a solution to the falling price of milk is not found.
The global organic area reached an all-time high in 2017 with nearly 70 million hectares of farmland devoted to this type of agriculture, new research has found.
The Parliament plenary has greenlighted the investment agreements between the EU and Singapore, a step forward towards its implementation.