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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Developed countries should restrain themselves from granting subsidies to their own producers, especially in agriculture, a US scholar has urged.
Connectivity will be the key factor for the digitisation and the uptake of new technology in agriculture, EU Farm Commissioner Phil Hogan has reaffirmed.
The EU along with eleven other members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has put forward a proposal to reform the body's appellate body and overcome the current deadlock which risks paralysing the global trade system.
The European Council has approved the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, as presented by the negotiators of the EU and the UK.
The European Commission proposal on an EU protein strategy should have included crop-based biofuel production as a means to reduce Europe's need to import soybean meal and other animal feed, EU ethanol producers have said in criticising their exclusion.
The main EU farmers’ association has called on the Commission to approve the proposed three-year safeguard clause on zero-duty imports of rice from Cambodia and Myanmar.