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Gordana Manevska-Tasevska

Gordana Manevska Tasevska
Gordana Manevska-Tasevska is an Associate Professor and a Director of the PhD studies at the Department of Economics, at SLU.


Agricultural policy


Gordanas' main research trajectory is the production performance of the agricultural systems, covering issues in regard to farm economic performance, competitiveness, sustainability, resilience and the interplay with the Common Agricultural Policy. 

Involvement in ongoing projects:

2023-2026: FORMAS - Towards fossil-independent dairy farming in Sweden: Technical strategy, climate and economic effects, drivers and barriers

2022-2023: Swedish Ministry of Rural Affairs and Infrastructure. Agriculture and regulations in practice.

2023: Swedish Ministry of Rural Affairs and Infrastructure, Sweden. The competitiveness of Swedish farms.

2022-2026: FORMAS - How do we achive fossil-free agriculture in Sweden?

2021-2025: FORMAS - SustAnimal- collaborative research centre exploring the future role of livestock in sustainable and competitive Swedish food production systems.

2021-2024: FORMAS - Growing species mixtures in Swedish agriculture: barriers and economic effects.

2020-2024: MISTRA - Achieving a sustainable and resilient Swedish food system in a global world.


International cooperation established with universities and research institutes  in Europe and Asia within EU Horison 2020 projects and The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education. Within the framework of the cooperation with Kasetsart University in Thailand, Gordana is an Adjunct Associate Professor. 

Domestic cooperation with researchers and  stakeholders within projects financed by FORMAS, SLF, MISTRA, and projects commissioned by the Swedish Ministry of Rural Affairs and Infrastructure.  


Gordana has a PhD in Business Management from SLU, with a dissertaion on economic performance of family farms and policy influence on the farm performance.


PhD students:

Gaelle Leduc (graduated)

Georgios Miaris (graduated)

Lisa Höglind (ongoing)

Harold Opdenbosch (ongoing)

Nasir Mohammed Adam (ongoing)



Selected publications

Manevska-Tasevska, G., Duangbootsee, U., Bimbilovski, I., Thathong, P., Ha, T. M. (2023). A systematic scoping review and content analysis of policy recommendations for climate-resilient agriculture. Climate Policy.

Reidsma, P., Accatino, F., Appel, F., Gavrilescu, G., Krupin, V., Manevska- Tasevska, G., ... Paas, W. (2023). Alternative systems and strategies to improve future sustainability and resilience of farming systems across Europe: from adaptation to transformation. Land Use Policy, 134: 106881.

Thompson, B., Leduc, G., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Toma, L., Hansson, H. (2023). Farmers’ adoption of ecological practices: a systematic literature map. Journal of Agricultural Economics.   

Brannan, T., Bickler, C., Hansson, H., Karley, A., Weih, M., Manevska-Tasevska, G. (2023). Overcoming Barriers to Crop Diversification Uptake in Europe: A Mini Review. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 7, 92.

Van Ruymbeke, K., Ferreira, J., Gkisakis. V., Kantelhardt, J., Manevska-Tasevska, G., ...Mertens, K., Vranken, L. (2023). Assessing the Impact of Farm-Management Practices on Ecosystem Services in European Agricultural Systems: A Rapid Evidence Assessment. Sustainability, 15:17, 12819; 

Johansson, H., Manevska-Tasevska, G. (2023). Corporate compensation for carbon sequestration in agricultural soil.  Agrifood Focus No 2023:7, AgriFood Economics Centre, SLU-LU.

Johansson, H., Manevska-Tasevska, G. (2023). Ersättning för kolinlagring. Handelsbanken, Skog och Landbruk: Nyhetsbrev, may 2023.

Barnes, A., Hansson, H., Billaudet, L., Leduc, G., Manevska Tasevska, G., Ryan, M., Thompson, B., Toma, L., Duvaleix-Tréguer, S., Tzouramani, I. (2022). European Farmer Perspectives and their Adoption of Ecological Practices. EuroChoices, 21:3. 

Manevska-Tasevska,. G., Rommel, J., Hansson, H., (2022). Adaptability of the high-value egg and broiler production in Sweden. In: Resilient and sustainable EU-farming systems; exploring diversity and pathways, Chapter 15. Cambridge University Press., 

Accatino, F., Pinsard, C., Reidsma, P., Paas, W., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Herrera, H., Kopainsky, B., Appel, F., Severini, S. … (2022). Integrated assessment of the resilience of farming systems and their delivery of private and public goods. In: Resilient and sustainable EU-farming systems; exploring diversity and pathways, Chapter 17. Cambridge University Press., 

Mathijs, E., Bijttebier, J., Accatino, F., Feindt, P., Gavrilescu, C., Manevska-Tasevska, G.,  Meuwissen, M., ..., Wauters, E. (2022). A resilience-enabling environment for farming systems: patterns and principles. In: Resilient and sustainable EU-farming systems; exploring diversity and pathways, Chapter 18. Cambridge University Press.,

Manevska-Tasevska, G., Malmström, N. (2022). Mot en miljövänlig växtodling - hur påverkas gårdens ekonomi? Policy brief No 2022:4, AgriFood Economics Centre, SLU-LU.

Manevska-Tasevska, G., Rommel, J., Hansson, H., och Lagerkvist,  C-J. (2022). Ägg och matfågel – vilka är utmaningarna och hur resilient är produktionen? Policy brief No 2022:3, AgriFood Economics Centre, SLU-LU. 

Paas, W., Accatino, F., Bijttebier, Jo., Black, J., Gavrilescu, C., Krupin, V., Manevska-Tasevska, G....Meuwissen, M., Pytrik, R. (2021). Participatory assessment of critical thresholds for resilient and sustainable European farming systems. Journal of Rural Studies,  88, 214-226.

Höglind, L., Hansson, H., Manevska-Tasevska, G. (2021). Questioning the dichotomy: A Latent profile analysis of ecological management practices in Swedish agriculture. Journal of Environmental Management, 300, 113770.

Leduc, G., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Hansson, ... Rusu, M.  (2021). How are ecological approaches justified in European rural development policy? Evidence from a content analysis of CAP and rural development discourses. Journal of Rural Studies, 86, 611-622. 

Coopmans, I., Dessein, J., Accatino, F., Antonioli, F., Bertolozzi-Caredio, B., Gavrilescu, C., Gradziuk, P., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Meuwissen, ... Wauters, E. (2021). Understanding farm generational renewal and its influencing factors in Europe. Journal of Rural Studies, 86, 398-409.

Manevska-Tasevska, G., Petitt, A., Larsson, S., Bimbilovski, I., Meuwissen, M.P.M., Feindt, P.H., Urquhart, J. (2021). Adaptive governance and resilience capacity of farms: The fit between farmers’ decisions and agricultural policies. "Front. Environ. Sci.", 9, 668836, 

Meuwissen, M et al. (2021). Impact of Covid-19 on farming systems in Europe through the lens of resilience thinking. Agricultural systems, 191: 103152.

Manevska-Tasevska, G., Hansson, H., Asmild, M., Surry, Y., (2021). ” “Exploring the regional efficiency of the Swedish agricultural sector during the CAP reforms ‒ multi-directional efficiency analysis approach”. Land Use Policy, 100:104897.

Manevska-Tasevska, G. (2021). Att ta över gården – hur fungerar 
generationsskiften i europeiska jordbruk? Policy brief No 2021:10, AgriFood Economics Centre, SLU-LU.

Jansson, T., Nordin, I., Willhemson, F., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Weiss, F., and Witzke, P., (2020). “Coupled agricultural subsidies in the EU undermine climate efforts”. Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, pp: 1-17.

Pytrik, R., Meuwissen, M., Accatino, F., Appel, F., Bardaji, i., Coopmans, I., Gavrilescu, C., Heinrich, F., Krupin, V., Manevska-Tasevska, G., … Paas, W. (2020). How do Stakeholders Perceive the Sustainability and Resilience of EU Farming Systems?. Eurochoice, 19(2), 18-27.

Coopmans, I Dessein, J.,  Accatino, F Antonioli, F., Gavrilescu, C., Gradziuk, P., Manevska‐Tasevska, G.,  Meuwissen, M., ... Erwin Wauters (2020). ”Policy directions to support generational renewal in European farming systems”. Eurochoice, 19(2), 30-36.

Hansson, H., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Asmild, M. (2020). Rationalising inefficiency in agricultural production–the case of Swedish dairy agriculture. European Review of Agricultural Economics, 47(1), 1-24.

Feindt, P.H., Termeer, K., Candel, J., Buitenhuis, Y., Balmann, A., Bardaji, I., ...Manevska-Tasevska, G., Zawalińska, K., (2020). Policy brief with a critical analysis of how current policies constrain/enable resilient EU agriculture. Deliverable D4.6, SUREFarm Project no.: 727520.

Hansson, H., Leduc, G., Manevska-Tasevska, G (2020). Vad berättar politiken om ekologiska produktionsmetoder? Biodiverse 25:1.

Reidsma, P., Paas, WH, Accatino, F., Appel, F., Black, J., Bijttebier, J., Gavrilescu, C., Kopainsky, B., Krupin, V., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Meuwissen, M., Ollendorf, F., Peneva, M., Senni, S., Severini, S., Soriano, B., Urquhart, J., Vigani, M., Zawalińska, K.,... Herrera …(2020). D5. 6 Impacts of improved strategies and policy options on the resilience of farming systems across the EU. Sustainable and Resilient EU Farming Systems (SURE-Farm) Project Report, EU Horizon 2020 Grant Agreement No. 727520.

Paas, W., Accatino, F., Antonioli, F., Appel, F., Bardaji, I., Coopmans, I., Manevska-Tasevska, G., ..Meuwissen, M. & Reidsma, P. (2019). D5.2 Participatory impact assessment of sustainability and resilience of EU farming systems. Sustainable and Resilient EU Farming Systems (SURE-Farm) Project Report, EU Horizon 2020 Grant Agreement No. 727520.

Reidsma, P., Spiegel, A., Paas, W., Accatino, F., Antonioli, F., Appel, F., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Maye, D., Zawalińska, K. & Meuwissen, M. (2019). D5.3 Resilience assessment of current farming systems across the European Union. Sustainable and Resilient EU Farming Systems (SURE-Farm) Project Report, EU Horizon 2020 Grant Agreement No. 727520

Coopmans, I., Draganova, M., Fowler, S., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Midmore, P., Mishev, P., Nicholas-Davis, P., Petitt, A… (2019). D2.2 Report on analysis of biographical narratives exploring short- and long-term adaptive behaviour of farmers under various challenges. Deliverable, D2.2, Horizon 2020, SURE-Farm Project, Grant Agreement No. 727520.

Coopmans, I Dessein, J., Bijttebier, J., Antonioli, F., …. Manevska-Tasevska, G., ….(2019). D3.2 Report on a qualitative analysis in 11 case-studies for understanding the process of farm demographic change across EU-farming systems and its influencing factors. Deliverable D3.2, Horizon 2020, SURE-Farm Project, Grant Agreement No. 727520.

Feindt, P., Termeer, K., Candel, J., Buitenhuis, Y., Lievens, E., Mathijs, E., Midmore, P., Manevska-Tasevska, G ….(2019). D4.2 Assessing how policies enable or constrain the resilience of farming systems in the European Union: Case study results. Cross country report for Deliverable D4.2, Horizon 2020, SURE-Farm Project, Grant Agreement No. 727520.

Leduc, G., Manevska-Tasevska., G., Hansson, H., Arndt, M., Bakucs, Z., Böhm, M., Chitea, M., Florian, V., Hitouche, S., Legras, S., Luca, L., Martikainen, A., Pham, H. V., Rusu, Schaer, B., Wavresky, P. (2019). D6.1. Legislation and political discourse about ecological farming. Deliverable D6.1, Horizon 2020, LIFT Project, Grant Agreement No. 770747.

Hansson, H, Thompson, B., Manevska‐Tasevska, G., Toma, L., 2, Leduc, G. and Vranken, L. (2019). D2.1 Drivers of farmers’ up‐take of ecological approaches – a conceptual framework with a behavioural focus. Deliverable D2.1, Horizon 2020, LIFT Project, Grant Agreement No. 770747.

Basnet, K. S., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Surry, Y. (2018). Explaining the process for conversion to organic dairy farming in Sweden: An alternative modelling approach. German Journal of Agricultural Economics 67:1, 14-30.

Manevska-Tasevska, G., Hansson, H., Asmild, M., (2018). Rationellt slöseri? – att förstå ineffektivitet i svenska mjölkföretag. Policy brief No 2018:1, AgriFood Economics Centre, SLU-LU.

Manevska-Tasevska, G., Hansson, H., Asmild, M., (2018). Att vara ineffektiv är att göra uppror. eFOLKET tidning, 25 April, 2018.

Manevska-Tasevska, G., Hansson, H., Asmild, M., (2018). Att vara ineffektiv är att göra uppror. Blog, Trädgården Jorden, 10 May, 2018.

Jansson, T., Nordin, I., Wilhelmson, F. Manevska-Tasevska, G., Weiss, F., Witzke, P. (2018). Coupled agricultural subsidies in the EU undermine climate efforts, Working Paper, 2018:3, Agrifood Economic Center, Swedish University of Agricultural Science.

Jansson, T., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Nordin, I., och Wilhelmsson, F. (2018). Kött och klimat – hur påverkar EU:s stöd utsläppen av växthusgaser? Policy Brief 2018:5, AgriFood Economics Centre, SLU-LU.

Manevska-Tasevska, G., Hansson, H., Labajova, K. (2017). Impact of management practices on persistent and residual technical efficiency – a study of Swedish pig farming. Managerial and decision economics, 38(6): 890-905.

Manevska-Tasevska, G., Surry, Y.,  Rabinowicz, E. (2016). Pure and compensated efficiency of the Swedish dairy farms. Agricultural and food science, 25(2): 111-123.

Hansson, H., Labajova, K., och Manevska-Tasevska, G., (2016). Budget och ekonomistyrning gör företaget lönsammare. ATL ‒ Lantbrukets Affärstidning, 29 September, 2016.

Hansson, H., Labajova, K., Lagerkvist C. J., och Manevska-Tasevska, G., (2016) Att fokusera på hur man leder ett företag – så kan svensk grisproduktion göras bättre! Land Lantbruk, 06, May 06, 2016.

Barnes, A. P., Hansson, H., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Shrestha, S. S., Thomson S. G. (2015). "The influence of diversification on long-term viability of the agricultural sector."  Land Use Policy 49: 404-12.

Manevska-Tasevska, G., och Rabinowicz, E. (2015). Strukturomvandling och effektivitet i det svenska jordbruket. Policy memo, 2015-01-15. AgriFood Economics Centre, SLU-LU.

Manevska-Tasevska, G., Hansson, H., Rabinowicz, E. (2014). Input-saving possibilities and practices contributing to efficient beef production. Agricultural and food science, 23(2): 118-134.

Carlsson, C., Manevska-Tasevska, G., och Rabinowicz, E. (2014). Svenska nötköttsproducenter kan minska sina kostnader. Policy brief, 2014: 1, AgriFood Economics Centre, SLU-LU.

Rabinowicz, E., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Brady, M., Höjgård, S., Nordin, M., Jansson, T., Johansson, H. (2014). Hur bör gårdsstödet utformas? - yttrande över Ds 2014:6, gårdsstödet 2015-2020. Policy memo, 2014-04-22. AgriFood Economics Centre, SLU-LU.

Manevska-Tasevska, G. (2013). Product assortment and the efficiency of farms. In: Giraud‐Héraud, E., and Pichery, M. C. Wine Economics: quantitative studies and empirical applications, Chapter 12, p. 25-265, Palgrave Macmillan.

Manevska-Tasevska, G. (2013). Farmers' knowledge attributes contribute to attaining higher farm technical efficiency: a transition economy case. The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 19(1): 7-19.

Nordin, M., and Manevska-Tasevska, G. (2013). Farm-level employment and the direct payment support for grassland use: A case of Sweden. Working paper 2013:5, Agri-Food Economics Centre, LU-SLU

Rabinowicz, E, Manevska-Tasevska, G., och Carlsson, C. (2013). Varför är vissa bonder mer effektiva än andra? Policy brief, 2013: 4, AgriFood Economics Centre, SLU-LU. Finns på:

Manevska-Tasevska, G., Hansson, H., Latruffe, L. (2011). "Evaluating the potential effectiveness of rural development programme targets on farms in FYR Macedonia–An efficiency study of grape-growing family farms." Food Economics-Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section C 8(3): 161-172.

Manevska‐Tasevska, G., Hansson, H. (2011). "Does managerial behavior determine farm technical efficiency? A case of grape production in an economy in transition." Managerial and decision economics, 32(6): 399-412.



Analyst at the Department of Economics; Applied Analysis
Telephone: 018-671724, 073 9235308
Postal address:
Inst för ekonomi, Box 7013
Visiting address: Ulls hus, Ulls väg 27, Uppsala