Dr. Easther Chigumira is an expert in research and development, focusing on the nexus of land, environment, and livelihoods. Her extensive experience encompasses agriculture, agribusiness, land governance and administration, and climate change resilience. She is particularly passionate about Agritech, and the empowerment of women and young people in agricultural commercialization and innovation. Dr. Chigumira, a Fulbright scholar, holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Oregon, USA, and an MSc in Geography from Rhodes University, South Africa. She has also served as a senior lecturer in Geography at the University of Zimbabwe.