University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assoc. Prof. Mario Njavro, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Mario Njavro, PhD

Office location: 5th Pavilion, 2nd floor, room number 047
phone: +385 1 239 3761
e-mail: mnjavro ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: Croatian, English
Consultations: Friday from 11am until 01 pm

Academic qualifications

  • 2005 - 2007: MBA
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Risk Management in Grain Chain- the case of Mlinar Inc.
  • 1998 - 2001: MSc
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Family Farm Typology in Croatia
  • 1993 - 1997: BSc
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
  • - 2006: PhD
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Microeconomic Analysis of Risk Management Strategies

Employment and work experience

  • 2015 - 2015: Ministry of Agriculture
    Assistant minister at the Department for rural development, EU and international cooperation
  • 1998 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    2016-today Associate Professor
    2009-2015 Assistant Professor
    2006-2009 VSenion assistant
    2001-2006 Assistant
    1998-2001- Young Assistant

Teaching

Research interests

  • Agribusiness Management
  • Risk Management
  • Rural Development
  • Agri-food value chains

Training and research experience

  • 03. 12. 2017. - 09. 12. 2017.: Hochschule University of Geisenheim, Department of Business Administration and Market Research (teaching)
    Ersamus Mobility Agreement Staff Mobility For Teaching
  • 23. 11. 2008. - 29. 11. 2008.: IAMZ-CIHEAM, Zaragoza, Španjolska (scientific)
    Risk Management in Mediterranean Agriculture-Agricultural Insurance, Advanced Course
  • 20. 09. 2004. - 17. 10. 2004.: Wageningen University, Social Sciences Department, Business Economics Group (teaching)
    Tempus IMG (EC- Education cooperation with non-EU countries)
  • 01. 09. 2003. - 14. 09. 2003.: Wageningen University, Farm Management Group i Institure for Risk Management in Agriculture (IRMA) (scientific)
    Visiting researcher
  • 21. 06. 2001. - 26. 06. 2001.: Wageningen University (scientific)
    PHLO seminar: Risk Management in Agriculture- Principles and Applications

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Strukturna obilježja poslovanja poljoprivrednih gospodarstava u Hrvatskoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Razvoj modela za ocjenu državne intervencije u hrvatskoj poljoprivredi Other finished
Uporaba višekriterijske analize u poslovnom odlučivanju obiteljskog gospodarstva MZOS finished

expert

Title Funding Status
Izračun standarda outputa (SO koeficijenata) za poljoprivrednu proizvodnju u RH za razdoblje 2008. do 2012. godine za NUTS1 i NUTS2 Suradnja s tijelima uprave finished
Izračun vrijednosti SO koeficijenata za fine tuning postupak Suradnja s tijelima uprave finished
Kalkulacije za mjeru Agrookoliš-klima u sklopu Programa ruralnog razvoja RH 2014-2020 Suradnja s tijelima uprave finished
Prijedlog primjene FADN podataka u analizi ekonomike proizvodnje prema sektorima proizvodnje na razini RH i na razini regija, kao i usporedbe ekonomskih pokazatelja uspješnosti poslovanja poljop Suradnja s tijelima uprave finished
Prijedlog primjene FADN podataka u financijskom menadžmentu i analizi proizvodnih i financijskih rizika gospodarstva s konkretnim primjerima za svaki sektor proizvodnje Suradnja s tijelima uprave finished
Revizija kalkulacija za M10 iz Programa ruralnog razvoja RH 2014-2020 Suradnja s tijelima uprave finished
Uvođenje autohtone ljekovite biljke Arnica Montana u poljoprivrednu proizvodnju VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi finished

Publications

  • Smrkulj, Hrvoje; Njavro, Mario Risk management on the winegrowing farms at Northwest Croatia. // Journal of central European agriculture, 17 (2016), 1; 221-235. doi:10.5513/JCEA01/17.1.1693 (international peer review, article, scholarly)
  • Bedek, Željka; Njavro, Mario Strategic Risk Management in the Croatian wine industry upon EU accession. // New Medit, 14 (2015), 1; 53-60. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/901502) (international peer review, article, scholarly)
  • Jakšić, Lucijano; Ivanjko, Edouard; Njavro, Mario Application of the correlated competitive profile matrix for support adjustment to SMEs in winemaking. // Journal of wine research, 26 (2015), 2; 135-152. doi:10.1080/09571264.2015.1012663 (international peer review, article, scholarly)
  • Hadelan, Lari; Par, Vjekoslav; Njavro, Mario; Pažek, Karmen Multi-criteria analysis of blackberry production systems. // Journal of food agriculture & environment, 11 (2013), 2; 615-619 (international peer review, article, scholarly)
  • Gotz, Linde; Njavro, Mario; Hanf, Jon Henrich; Pieniadz, Agata Vertical coordination with growers in the supermarket fresh fruit and vegetables supply chain in Croatia. // German Journal of Agricultural Economics, 58 (2009), 8; 363-370 (international peer review, article, scholarly)
  • Hadelan, Lari; Njavro, Mario; Par, Vjekoslav Business performance of former state-owned large farms (agrocombinats) after economic system change Deductions from the Croatian Stock Market. // Outlook on Agriculture, 37 (2008), 4; 283-288 (international peer review, article, scholarly)

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/222982?w_mentor=1

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=-iA7aLMAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao