University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assist. Prof. Ornella Mikuš, PhD

Assist. Prof. Ornella Mikuš, PhD

Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development
Office location: 5th Pavilion, 1st floor, room number 023
phone: +385 1 239 3964
e-mail: omikus ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english, french
Consultations: arranged via e-mail

Academic qualifications

  • 2008 - 2010: PhD
  • 1998 - 2004: Dipl. ing. agr.

Employment and work experience

  • 2004 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture

Teaching

Research interests

  • agricultural and rural policy, competitiveness of rural area, policy evaluation

Training and research experience

  • 04. 09. 2011. - 17. 09. 2011.: European Commission, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna (mixed)
  • 30. 10. 2008. - 31. 10. 2008.: DG Agriculture and Rural development, TAIEX and the Croatian Ministry of Agriculture Fishery and Rural development (expert)
  • 01. 10. 2006. - 01. 11. 2006.: Agricultural University of Krakow, Poland, Department of Economy, Department of Sociology and Rural Development (mixed)
  • 04. 09. 2006. - 09. 09. 2006.: Graduate Summer School: International cooperation and sustainable Development Policies – Rural Development Perspectives (expert)

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Diversifikacija ruralne ekonomije i utjecaj na kvalitetu života u ruralnim područjima Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Poduzetničke sklonosti mladih poljoprivrednika Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Socioekonomski čimbenici razvoja ekološke poljoprivrede u Hrvatskoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Razvoj modela za ocjenu državne intervencije u hrvatskoj poljoprivredi Other finished
Zadružno organiziranje u jačanju konkurentnosti obiteljske poljoprivrede MZOS finished

expert

Title Funding Status
CAP FOR YOU EU programi in progress

Publications

  • Relevant publications:
    1. Mikuš, T., Mikuš, O., Kozačinski, L., Mesić, Ž. (2017) Croatian meat consumer attitudes towards animal welfare-friendly products and production Meso: prvi hrvatski časopis o mesu XIX (4) 229-237.
    2. Jež Rogelj, M., Mikuš, O., Grgić, I., Zrakić, M., Hadelan, L. (2017) Prijedlog ekoloških indikatora za mjerenje održivog ruralnog razvoja/Proposal of Environmental Indicators for Measuring Sustainable Rural Development. Glasnik zaštite bilja 40(3) 34-40.
    3. Mikuš, O. (2014). Agriculture and Agricultural Policy in Croatia. In: Agricultural Policy and European Integration in Southeastern Europe / Volk, Tina, Erjavec, Emil, Mortensen, Kaj (ed.) Budapest: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), pp. 95-106.
    4. Franić, R., Mikuš, O. 2013. Transformations in Croatian Agriculture and Agricultural Policy: Challenges and Opportunities within the European Context. In: Agriculture in Mediterranean Europe: Between Old and New Paradigms Ortiz-Miranda, D., Moragues-Faus, A., Arnalte-Alegre, E. (ed.) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 233-261
    5. Franić, R., Mikuš, O., Grgić, I. (2012) Poljoprivredna politika u radovima hrvatskih autora 20. stoljeća/ Agricultural Policy in Research of Croatian Authors of the 20th Century. Društvena istraživanja 21 (2012),no 4(118) 989-1006.
    6. Mikuš, O., Franić, R., Grgić, I., (2012) The evaluation of rural competitiveness in creating a policy of rural development in Croatia. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. 10 (2): 962-969.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/265324?w_mentor=1

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=sAS3ihsAAAAJ&hl=hr

Other professional activities

  • 2012 - 2014: Project: Streamlining of agriculture and rural development policies of SEE countries for EU accession
  • 2011 - 2011: Project: Identification of potential rural cross-border target areas for the implementation of an area-based development (ABD) approach in the Western Balkans
  • 2008 - 2010: Project: EU – FP7: Enlargement Network for Agripolicy Analysis (AgriPolicy)