Assoc. Prof. Mario Njavro, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Mario Njavro, PhD

Associate Professor
Division for Agroeconomy and Informatics
Department of Management and Rural Entrepreneurship
Office location: 5th Pavilion, 2nd floor, room number 047
Phone: +385 1 239 3761
Email: 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

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

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Napredni sustav motrenja agroekosustava u riziku od zaslanjivanja i onečišćenja EU programi 2020/01/01 - 2023/01/01 coordinator
Razvoj modela za ocjenu državne intervencije u hrvatskoj poljoprivredi Other 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator
Uporaba višekriterijske analize u poslovnom odlučivanju obiteljskog gospodarstva MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator
Prototypical Policy Impacts on Multifunctional Activities in Rural Municipalities EU programi 2008/01/01 - 2011/12/31 partner
Agrobioraznolikost - osnova za prilagodbu i ublažavanje posljedica klimatskih promjena u poljoprivredi (Agrobioclim) Operativni program „Konkurentnost i kohezija 2014.-2020.“ Europski fond za regionalni razvoj (ERDF), Ministarstvo zaštite okoliša i energetike i Fond za zaštitu okoliša i energetsku učinkovitost 2019/12/20 partner

expert

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
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 2014/11/19 - 2015/05/01 coordinator
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 Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2014/11/19 - 2015/04/30 coordinator
Revizija kalkulacija za M10 iz Programa ruralnog razvoja RH 2014-2020 Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2015/01/15 - 2015/02/28 coordinator
Izračun vrijednosti SO koeficijenata za fine tuning postupak Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2015/01/09 - 2015/02/28 coordinator
Izračun standarda outputa (SO koeficijenata) za poljoprivrednu proizvodnju u RH za razdoblje 2008. do 2012. godine za NUTS1 i NUTS2 Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2013/06/14 - 2014/03/15 coordinator
Kalkulacije za mjeru Agrookoliš-klima u sklopu Programa ruralnog razvoja RH 2014-2020 Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2013/07/04 - 2013/09/30 coordinator
Uvođenje autohtone ljekovite biljke Arnica Montana u poljoprivrednu proizvodnju VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi 2008/01/01 - 2008/12/31 coordinator

teaching

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Unapređenje stručne prakse na preddiplomskim i diplomskim studijima Agronomskog fakulteta Europski socijalni fond 2020/03/09 - 2023/03/09 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Strukturna obilježja poslovanja poljoprivrednih gospodarstava u Hrvatskoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator

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

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