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Research interests

B. Sc. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 2005
Ph. D. in Spatial and Urban Planning, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geodesy, University of Ljubljana, 2012

Research fields
rural geography, spatial development of agriculture, sustainable culinary tourism

Other activities
- member of Rural Development Committee at The Regional Development Agency of the Ljubljana Urban Region
- member of the Expert Committee of the Slovenian Regional Days convention and the book series Regional Development
- lecturer at School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica (Human geography course)
- coordinator of the imternational project MEDFEST - MED Culinary heritage experiences: how to create sustainable tourist destinations

Selected presentations and lectures
- Spatial constraints of Slovenian farms - What does urbanization have to do with it? Presentation at the conference EURORURAL '16, Brno, 29th August 2016
- Does public acceptance matter? Transition of family farms in Slovenia and driving forces behind it. Presentation at ISARA- Lyon, Lyon, 16th March 2016
- Le portrait des exploitations agricoles familial. Presentation at ISARA- Lyon, Lyon, 18th March 2016
- Climate smart agriculture without climate smart spatial planning? Presentation at the conference Climate Smart Agriculture, Montpellier, 17th March 2015

- Social agriculture: an opportunity for rural development and ensuring prosperity. New development prospects. Presentation at the conference Slovenia Regional Days, Rimske Toplice, 25th October 2013


Selected publications

Razpotnik Visković, N. 2017: Spatial Constraints of Slovenian Farms: What Does Urbanization Have to Do with It? European Countryside 9-2. DOI:
Nared, J., Razpotnik Visković, N. 2016: Conurbations in Slovenia. Geografski vestnik (Geographical Bulletin) 88-2. DOI: 10.3986/GV88203
Razpotnik Visković, N. 2015: Evaluating the development potential of farms on urban outskirts. Acta geographica Slovenica 55-1. DOI: 10.3986/AGS.704
Nared, J., Razpotnik Visković, N., Cremer-Schulte, D., Brozzi, R., Cortines Garcia, F. 2015: Achieving sustainable spatial development in the Alps through participatory planning. Acta geographica Slovenica 55-2. DOI: 10.3986/AGS.1631
Zorn, M., Nared, J., Razpotnik Visković, N. 2015: Creating new opportunities for an old mining region : the case of Idrija (Slovenia). Ekonomska i ekohistorija 11-11.

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Selected projects

Geography of Slovenia - national research programme (research programme • 1 January 201531 December 2021)

LABELSCAPE - Integration of sustainability labels into Mediterranean tourism policies (INTERREG • 1 November 201930 June 2021)

100% Local (applied research project • 1 August 201931 January 2021)

MEDFEST (INTERREG • 1. November 201631. October 2019)

Siting of farm buildings in the landscape context and solving spatial conflicts (target research project • 1 October 201631 March 2018)

SMART-MR (INTERREG • 1 April 201631 March 2021)

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Recognitions & awards

The Melik Award for young scientist, Association of Slovenian Geographers, 2013