Francine Picard Mukazi

Senior Policy Advisor & Lead, Partnerships

Francine Picard Mukazi is a Senior Policy Advisor & Lead, Partnerships for the Economic Law and Policy programme's Agriculture team.

She is responsible for the design and implementation of projects that support efforts by African regional parliamentary bodies and multistakeholder coalitions on investment in agriculture. She provides training on law and policy related to foreign investment in agriculture. 

Before joining IISD, Francine worked for the Pan African Parliament where she managed the capacity-development program for members of parliament with a focus on agriculture, climate change and gender.

Francine holds a DEA in Legal and Politic Anthropology from La Sorbonne, a Master's degree in European and International Law from L'Université Paris Descartes, and a diploma in African Studies from the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales.

She is based in Lyon, France, and speaks English and French.

Additional information

Areas of expertise
Food and Agriculture
Climate Change Adaptation
Gender Equality
African Regional Bodies
Investment (Agriculture)
Investment (Foreign)
Staff type
DEA of Political and Legal Anthropology, La Sorbonne, Paris, France
Master of Law, Paris, France, L'Université Paris Descartes
Advanced Diploma in African Studies; Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO) – Paris
Languages spoken
English, French