Dr Ndumiso Mazibuko is a Fellow at ARIN. He currently works for the National Agricultural Marketing Council as a senior economist specialising in livestock. Amongst his greatest achievements is the execution of the livestock statutory levy system that has assisted the commercial agricultural sector to generate funding for research, export markets and production since deregulation of the sector in 1997. He is a South African agricultural economist with impeccable skills and knowledge in agricultural economics. He has keen interest in development economics, public policy analysis, climate change and smallholder farmers mainstream participation, food security and public policy analysis. He holds a Ph.D in Agricultural Economics .