Professor Abbyssinia Mushunje is the current Head of Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension, University of Fort Hare, South Africa. His current responsibilities also include the following; the 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 A Mushunje has published a number of research articles in the following fields of specialization; land reform, food security, resource economics, climate change, farm efficiency, etc.