Milan Marković – Innovation Center of the University of Niš, Ltd, Univerzitetski trg 2, 18000 Niš, Serbia

Ivana Marjanović – Faculty of Economics, University of Niš, Trg kralja Aleksandra Ujedinitelja 11, 18000 Niš, Serbia

Žarko Rađenović – Innovation Center of the University of Niš, Ltd, Vojvode Tankosića 14/8, 18000 Niš, Serbia


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The rapid development of individual countries often has unprecedented environmental consequences.
This is why more and more innovations are being used to ensure, in addition to economic
development, the preservation of environmental quality. In addition to transport and industry, agriculture
is an important environmental factor. There are many studies in the literature dealing with the
relationship between agricultural development and sustainable development, as well as the study of the
economic and social role of innovation in this field. The paper aims to examine the relationships between
innovation in agriculture and sustainable development, based on extensive scientific literature.
The results of the research show that agriculture, such as organic agriculture, is one of the interesting
solutions for maintaining the principles of sustainable development. Such an innovation, concerning
the mode of production in agriculture, can have many positive benefits for sustainable development
from both an economic and environmental point of view.


Sustainable development, Innovation, Agriculture, Environmental protection.


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