Lana Repar – University of Copenhagen

Lana Repar



Country of birth: Croatia

Official title: Master of Engineering in Agribusiness and Rural Development

Ongoing project within AgTraIn: 2013 – 2016: Contract Farming and Supply Chain Efficiency for Improved Market Access in Malawi

Previous institutions: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Master and Bachelor degree

AgTraIn institutions: University College Cork (Ireland), Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain)

Scientific interest: Agricultural economics, contract farming, policymaking and marketing in agriculture, supply/value chains

Spoken Languages: Croatian, Serbian, Slovenian, English, German, Spanish

Future plans/desired employment: Lecturer at the University; researcher within international organization; EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development

Hobbies: Choir singing, dancing, playing violin, shabby chic technique of decoration

List of published papers in journals/conferences

  1. Poster presentation Contract Farming as Business Model for Sustainable Rural-urban Supply Chains: Sincere Efforts or Just Profit? on Tropentag 2013, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart (2013)
  2. Repar L., Njavro, M. & Par, V. (2012) Management and Leadership in Agribusiness Companies. Journal of Central European Agriculture, Vol. 13, No. 1, March 2012
  3. Presentation of the Project at the round table entitled "Agriculture despite the crisis" (Osijek, Croatia 2010)


  • Second place with team Business plan at “Case Study Competition” (2010)
  • Scholarship of City of Zagreb (2009 – 2011)
  • Dean's award for successful GPA (2007)
  • Scholarship of the Croatian Ministry of Education and Sports (2007 – 2009)