Mohamed Ali Hassari serves as the consultant in Tunisia for the U.S. Grains Council, a non-profit organization that promotes the use of U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products worldwide. In this capacity, Hassari works on market development programs and trade servicing activities to enhance and expand the U.S. feed grains market, as well as administrative support and organizational activities, escorting feed millers and grains traders traveling within the region and to the United States. He also performs research work on the current feed grains market situation in Tunisia, livestock sector, feed milling and grains imports sectors, government policy changes and regulations which might have an impact on the grains market and the import tariff structures.
Prior to the Council, Hassari worked for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) as program specialist then assistant General Development Officer. In this capacity he was in charge with the design and monitoring of economic development assistance projects with the pertinent ministries of the Government of Tunisia in a variety of fields. Priror to joining USAID, Mr. Hassari also served as the weather forecasting assistant at the Office of Meteoroloy after graduation from the Civil Aviation School in Tunisia.
Hassari holds the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree from the Civil Aviation School in Tunisia specialized in metorology.
The U.S. Grains Council is a private, non-profit partnership of agribusinesses and producers committed to building and expanding international markets for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and their products. The Council has nine international offices that oversee programs in more than 50 countries. Support for the Council comes from its producer and agribusiness members and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.