Mohamed Salah Bouthour

Deputy Regional Director - Africa
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Mohamed Salah Bouthour serves as the deputy regional director – Africa of the U.S. Grains Council, a non-profit organization that promotes the global use of U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products worldwide. In this capacity, Bouthour directs regional market development activity throughout Africa, and is based in the Tunis, Tunisia office.

Bouthour was previously a marketing specialist in the Council’s Tunis office. Prior to the Council, Bouthour worked for S.G.S as a Business Manager for Agricultural and Minerals commodities and as a leader in inspection, analysis, control and certification, in Tunisia and Libya. In these capacities, he gained valuable knowledge of local grain suppliers and agribusiness exporters by inspecting their products and ensuring contractual specifications.

Bouthour holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from High Institute of Management, University of Tunis.


About The U.S. Grains Council

The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol. With full-time presence in 28 locations, the Council operates programs in more than 50 countries and the European Union. The Council believes exports are vital to global economic development and to U.S. agriculture’s profitability. Detailed information about the Council and its programs is online at