Houda Boukari

2023 French-African Foundation Young Leader, Africa Procurement Transformation Manager, Unilever


After completing her higher education in biology with a specialization in agribusiness, she furthered her studies at the National School of Agronomy and Food Industry (Ensaia), focusing on logistics management. Her career quickly advanced, starting at Pernod Ricard in Marseille and later at Unilever. In 2016, she moved back to Africa, initially working in Abidjan. Currently, Houda is responsible for transforming purchasing processes in Africa at Unilever. In 2023, she was recognized as a Young Leader by the Foundation.

As a founding member and organizational secretary of the first French-speaking branch of the professional association Women in Logistics and Transport, she has significant experience in managing non-profit organizations, communications, public relations, and organizing events for over 1500 people annually. Additionally, she supports women through her role as co-administrator of "Mamans de Lomé". 

Spring Meeting 2024
11:15 12:45
Stage B
Seeds of Collaboration: Franco-African Partnerships in Agri-Food Systems
Agriculture and nutrition