Jelena Nedeljković

Associate Professor
Phone: +381 (11) 3053 938
E-mail: jelena.nedeljkovic@sfb.bg.ac.rs
Cabinet: 1
Consultation: by appointment

Dr. Jelena Nedeljković was born on May 6th, 1984 in Loznica, where she finished elementary school and gymnasium. She completed her studies at the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Forestry in 2008. She finished her doctoral studies at the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Forestry in 2015, with an average grade of 10.00. She defended her doctoral dissertation, entitled “Small and medium enterprises based on non-wood forest products as a development factor of the private forestry sector in Serbia”, in 2015 at the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Forestry (mentor: Prof. Dr. Dragan Nonić).

In the period 2009-2011, Dr. Jelena Nedeljković was awarded the scholarship for doctoral students from the Ministry of Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia. She received the award for support of doctoral students in Europe from the European Forestry Institute (EFI), as well as the FOPER II (Forest Policy & Economics Education & Research in Southeast Europe) scholarship, a program to support mobility of doctoral students. In the period 2016 -2017, she was a postdoctoral researcher (as a fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation) at the Chair of Forestry Economics and Forest Planning, Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources at Albert Ludwig University in Freiburg, Germany.

As part of scientific and professional training, she stayed during 2012 at the BOKU (Universität für Bodenkultur) in Austria, the WSL Institute (Eidg. Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft) in Switzerland and the Mediterranean Regional Office of the European Forest Institute in Spain.

So far, she has published over 90 publications and has participated in a number of international scientific conferences, symposia, seminars and trainings in the country and abroad.

As a researcher, she has participated so far in 9 international and 9 national projects.

Special topics

Forest policy, economics and organization of forestry and forest products trade

Research interests

  • Organisation and business administration in forestry
    • Organisation of public and private forestry sector
    • Organisation of nature conservation
    • Frameworks and support measures in forestry and nature conservation
    • Organization of business processes in forestry
    • Forestry supply chain organisation
  • Management of forest enterprises
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation in forestry
  • Forest and nature conservation governance
  • Protected areas’ management
  • Climate change governance

Engaging Teaching

Undergraduate studies (Bachelor)

  1. Compulsory subject: Organisation and business administration in forestry
  2. Elective subject: Entrepreneurship and small and medium enterprises in forestry

Master’s degree studies

  1. Compulsory subject: Organisation and management of forest enterprises
  2. Elective subject: Entrepreneurship in forestry
  3. Elective subject: Management of protected areas

Doctoral studies

  1. Elective subject: Entrepreneurship and project management in forestry

Selected papers

Chapters in international monographs

  • Nedeljković J., Stanišić M. (2020): Forest and Climate Change Governance. In: Leal Filho W., Azeiteiro U., Azul A., Brandli L., Özuyar P., Wall T. (eds) Climate Action. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham. (21 p) URL: https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-3-319-71063-1_69-1
  • Stanišić M., Nedeljković J. (2020): Regulatory framework of forestry for climate change mitigation and adaption. In: Leal Filho W., Azeiteiro U., Azul A., Brandli L., Özuyar P., Wall T. (eds) Climate Action. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham. (13 p.) URL: https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-3-319-71063-1_74-1
  • Nonić M., Nedeljković J., Nonić D., Milovanović J., Šijačić-Nikolić M. (2019): https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-95267-3_8. Chapter in: Šijačić-Nikolić, M., Milovanović, J., Nonić, M. (eds.): Forests of Southeast Europe under a Changing Climate Conservation of Genetic Resources. Springer International Publishing (87-104) URL: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-95267-3_7
  • Nonić D., Nedeljković J., Nonić M. (2019): Institutional framework for conservation of forest genetic resources in Serbia. Chapter in: Šijačić-Nikolić, M., Milovanović, J., Nonić, M. (eds.): Forests of Southeast Europe under a Changing Climate Conservation of Genetic Resources. Springer International Publishing (105-124) URL: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-95267-3_8

National monographs

  • Ranković N., Nonić D., Nedeljković J., Marinković M., Glavonjić P. (2012): Small and medium enterprises in the Timok forest area – system of support measures and model of organization [Mala i srednja preduzeća u Timočkom šumskom području – sistem mera podrške i model organizovanja], University of Belgrade-Faculty of Forestry, Belgrade. (270) ISBN 9788672990768 (in Serbian, with extended summary in English)

International journals (with IF)

  • Dobšinská Z., Živojinović I., Nedeljković J., Petrović N., Jarsky V., Oliva J., Šálka J., Sarvašová Z., Weiss G. (2020) Actor power in the restitution processes of forests in three European countries in transition, Forest Policy and Economics 113 (article 102090) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1389934118304969
  • Poduška Z., Nedeljkovic J., Nonic D., Ratknić T., Ratknić M., Živojinović I. (2020): Intrapreneurial climate as a momentum for fostering employee innovativeness in state forest enterprises, Forest Policy and Economics 119  (article 102281) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1389934119304654
  • Kajanus M., Leban V., Glavonjić P., Krc J., Nedeljkovic J., Nonic D., Nybakk E., Posavec S., Riedl M., Teder M., Wilhelmsson E., Zālīte Z., Eskelinen T. (2019): What can we learn from business models in the European forest sector: Exploring business models design propositions, Forest policy and economics 99 (145-156) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1389934117301697?via%3Dihub  
  • Nichiforel L., Keary K., Deuffic P., Weiss G., Jellesmark Thorsen B., Winkel G., Avdibegović M., Dobšinská Z., Feliciano D., Gatto P., Gorriz Mifsud E., Hoogstra-Klein M., Hrib M., Hujala T., Jager L., Jarský V., Jodłowski K., Lawrence A., Lukmine D., Pezdevšek Malovrh Š., Nedeljković J., Nonić D., Krajter S., Pukall K., Rondeux J., Samara T., Sarvašová Z., Scriban R.E., Šilingienė R., Sinko M., Stojanovska M., Stojanovski V., Stoyanov N., Teder M., Vennesland B., Vilkriste L., Wilhelmsson E., Wilkes-Allemann J., Bouriaud L. (2018): How private are Europe’s private forests? A comparative property rights analysis, Land Use Policy 76 (535-552)  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264837717305999
  • Živojinović I., Nedeljković J., Stojanovski V., Japelj A., Nonić D., Weiss G., Ludvig A. (2017): Non-timber forest products in transition economies: Innovation cases in selected SEE countries, Forest Policy and Economics 81 (18-29) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1389934116302088
  • Pezdevšek Malovrh Š., Nonić D., Glavonjić P., Nedeljković J., Avdibegović M., Krč J. (2015): Private Forest Owner Typologies in Slovenia and Serbia: Targeting Private Forest Owner Groups for Policy Implementation, Small-scale Forestry 14 (4) (423-440) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11842-015-9296-8
  • Teder M., Mizaraitė D., Mizaras S., Nonić D., Nedeljković J., Sarvašová Z.,  Vilkriste L., Zalite Z., Weiss G. (2015): Structural Changes of State Forest Management Organisations in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Serbia and Slovakia since 1990, Baltic Forestry 21 (2) (326-339) https://www.balticforestry.mi.lt/bf/PDF_Articles/2015-21[2]/Baltic%20Forestry%202015%2021(2)%20326_339%20Teder%20et%20al.pdf
  • Nedeljković J., Lovrić M., Nonić D., Stojanovska M., Nedanovska V., Lovrić N., Stojanovski V. (2013): Influence of Policy Instruments on Non-wood Forest Products Commercialization in Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia [Utjecaj političkih instrumenata na poslovanje sa nedrvnim šumskim proizvodima u Hrvatskoj, Makedoniji i Srbiji], Šumarski list 9-10 (473–486) (in Croatian, with summary in English) https://www.sumari.hr/sumlist/pdf/201304730.pdf

National peer-reviewed journals 

  • Nedeljković J., Nonić D., Prvulović M., Ranković N. (2019): Possibilities of improving cooperation of managers and stakeholders in the national parks Đerdap and Kopaonik, Bulletin of the Faculty of Forestry 119 (105-144) https://doi.org/10.2298/GSF1919105N
  • Nonić D., Stanišić M., Nedeljković J., Ranković N. (2017): Cooperation in the climate change mitigation in forestry and nature protection at different levels of governance, Bulletin of the Faculty of Forestry 116 (99-140) https://doi.org/10.2298/GSF1716099N
  • Ranković N., Stanišić M., Nedeljković J., Nonić D. (2016): Strategic and legal framework in forestry and related sectors: climate change mitigation in European union and Serbia, Bulletin of the Faculty of Forestry 113 (99-132) DOI: 10.2298/GSF1613099R
  • Nedeljković J., Nonić D., Ranković N., Dragović N. (2014): Non-wood forest products based enterprises’ cooperation and business networking forms in central Serbia [Oblici saradnje i povezivanja preduzeća koja posluju sa nedrvnim šumskim proizvodima u centralnoj Srbiji], Bulletin of the Faculty of Forestry 110 (121-144) DOI: 10.2298/GSF1410121N (in Serbian, with abstract and summary in English)
  • Nonić D., Avdibegović M., Nedeljković J., Radosavljević A., Ranković N. (2014): Sustainable governance in forestry and nature protection [Održivo upravljanje u šumarstvu i zaštiti prirode], Bulletin of the Faculty of Forestry, Special edition on the occasion of the conference: Forests of Serbia and Sustainable Development (113-140) DOI: 10.2298/GSF14S1113N (in Serbian, with abstract and summary in English)