Ana Benacic focuses on politics and business stories in Croatia.
She has produced investigations, interviews and columns for a range of domestic news outlets and is currently a reporter for Danas magazine. She is writing about how rural communities in Croatia are dealing with agricultural reforms.
BIRN digs deeper into the sale of a once-successful Croatian farm that went the way of many privatisations in the region – leaving workers jobless and out-of-pocket.
The countryside of Slavonia in eastern Croatia feels like a dream during springtime. The flat fields go on forever. The endless shades of green soothe the eyes, even when the sun is high. Looking around, one can’t help thinking that Mother Nature is a shameless show-off.