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Dr Lana Repar



Food Business & Development
University College Cork
Cork University Business School ORCID profile


Lana Repar is a lecturer with Cork University Business School, Department of Food Business and Development. Her research interests include food supply chain management, digital media marketing in the food industry, consumer behaviour and business leadership. She obtained her BSc in Agricultural Economics (2009) and MSc in Agribusiness and Rural Development (2011) from the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb, Croatia. In October 2013, she joined the Agricultural Transformation by Innovation (AgTraIn) Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Programme. Lana spent three and a half years working on contract trading in the case of Malawi. She was enrolled at University College Cork, Ireland as her primary institution and the Technical University of Madrid, Spain as her second institution.


  • English
  • Other
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Other Activities

  • 10/12/2019 - Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) Conference 2019
  • 16/09/2019 - Aging & Social Change: Ninth Interdisciplinary Conference
  • 07/11/2018 - Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) Conference 2018
  • 03/09/2018 - Annual Irish Academy of Management Conference - IAM
  • 03/09/2018 - Annual Irish Academy of Management Conference - IAM
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Research Domains

  • Market-oriented new product development
  • Digital Media  
  • Consumer and shopper behaviour  
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Journal article

Year Publication
2017 REPAR, L., ONAKUSE, S., BOGUE, J., AFONSO, A. (2017). Optimising contract design in modern food supply chains: The case of paprika sector in Central Malawi. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics.
2018 REPAR, L., ONAKUSE, S., BOGUE, J., AFONSO, A. (2018). Is It All About the Money? Extent, Reasons and Triggers for Side-selling in Malawi's Paprika Supply Chain. International Journal on Food System Dynamics. Details

Book chapter

Year Publication
2015 REPAR, L., ONAKUSE, S., BOGUE, J., AFONSO, A. (2015). Case study of paprika supply chain efficiency in Malawi Central Region. Wageningen Academic Publishers.
2020 BOGUE, J., REPAR, L. (2020). Hyde Irish Whiskey: Neat or Rocky Road to New Markets?. Case Study. Oxford University Press.

Conference paper

Year Publication
2017 REPAR, L., BOGUE, J., ONAKUSE, S., AFONSO, A. (2017). Food Supply Chain Contracts in Vertical Marketing Systems.
2019 REPAR, L. (2019). New Perspectives on Food Marketing and Nutrition for the Ageing Population.
2019 REPAR, L. (2019). How Bad Is It? A Systematic Review of the Sustainability of Beef Production in Seven Leading European Countries.

Conference poster

Year Publication
2014 REPAR, L. (2014). Management in Agri-Food Chains: What Do We Know about Contracts and How to Move Forward?.
2013 REPAR, L. (2013). Contract Farming as Business Model for Sustainable Rural-Urban Supply Chains: Sincere Efforts or Just Profit?.
2018 REPAR, L., BOGUE, J. (2018). The Role of Digital Media Marketing in Supporting Food Innovation.


Year Publication
2017 REPAR, L. (2017). Food Supply Chain Management and Contracting: improving Conditions for Small-scale Paprika Farmers in Central Malawi. Details


Year Publication
2018 HENNESSY, T., DORAN, J., BOGUE, J., REPAR, L. (2018). The Economic and Societal Importance of the Irish Suckler Beef Sector.
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