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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE CHAIR



Prof Abbyssinia Mushunje 

Abbyssinia Mushunje is the current Head of Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension at the University of Fort Hare in South Africa. His current responsibilities also include Editor of the Fort Hare Papers journal, chairperson of the University of Fort Hare Farm Committee and the Faculty of Science and Agriculture representative to the university’s Internationalization Committee. His responsibilities involve teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Agricultural Economics, research, and community engagement as well as internationalization. To date he has successfully supervised over 20 Masters and 8 PhD students. Prof Mushunje has published several research articles in the following fields of specialisation; land reform, food security, resource economics, climate change, and farm efficiency, to name a few.