Land tenure, deforestation, & monocultures:Menaces to food & territorial justice.

Lena Lazos-Chavero

The fragility and uncertainty of land tenure in many countries have provoked the risks of land grabbing, either for expanding monocultures, accelerating deforestation rates, or for the establishment of protected areas for conservation. Here, Elena Lazos-Chavero concentrates on the consequences of the enlargement of monocultures within the changing dynamics of the food regimes on the food and territorial justice, particularly among small-scale farmers in Mexico.