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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In an otherwise quiet week for European agri-food policy-makers, EU and Japanese leaders will meet in Brussels to assess the initial implementation of their bilateral free trade agreement.
The majority of German farmers are unhappy about the EU’s current Common Agricultural Policy, with nearly half of them favouring the abolishment of direct payments, a new survey has found.
The value of the EU’s agri-food exports increased for the fourth consecutive time at the start of the year, leading to an ever-higher trade surplus, the European Commission has reported.
Four agriculture ministers say that local crop-based biofuels need to play a bigger role in Europe’s energy mix if the EU wants to achieve its renewable energy targets by 2030.
National agriculture ministers have pressed the European Commission to come up with its long-awaited EU action plan against deforestation within the next two months.
Greece is determined to win protected status in both Europe and abroad for some of its signature agri-food products, the country's Minister of Agricultural Development and Food has revealed.