Selected Refereed Journal Articles
Dressler, W., Smith, W., Montefrio, M.J.F. (2018). Ungovernable? The vital natures of swidden assemblages in an upland frontier. Journal of Rural Studies (online first). (Link)
Montefrio, M.J.F. (2017). Land control dynamics and social-ecological transformations in upland Philippines. Journal of Peasant Studies, 44(4), 796-816. (Link)
Montefrio, M.J.F. (2016). Cooperation and resistance: Negotiating rubber in upland Philippines. Journal of Rural Studies, 46, 111-120. (Link)
Dressler, W. de Koning, J., Montefrio, M.J.F., Firn, J. (2016). Land sharing not sparing in the “green economy”: The role of livelihood bricolage in conservation and development in the Philippines. Geoforum, 76, 75-89. (Link)
Montefrio, M.J.F. & Dressler, W.H. (2016). The green economy and constructions of the “idle” and “unproductive” uplands in the Philippines. World Development, 79, 114-126. (Link)
Montefrio, M.J.F., Sonnenfeld, D.A. & Luzadis, V.A. (2015). Social construction of the environment and farmer intentions to cooperate in biofuels and rubber production in upland Palawan, the Philippines. Ecological Economics, 116, 70-77. (Link)
Feola, G., Lerner, A., Jain, M., Montefrio, M.J.F., & Nicholas, K.A. (2015). Farmers responses to multiple stresses in the face of global change: Assessing five case studies to enhance adaptation. Journal of Rural Studies, 39, 74-84. (Link)
Montefrio, M.J.F. (2014). State Versus Indigenous Peoples’ Rights: Comparative Analysis of Stable System Parameters, Policy Constraints, and the Process of Delegitimation. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis,16(4), 335-355. (Link)
Montefrio, M.J.F., Ortiga, Y.Y., & Josol, M.R.C. (2014). Inducing development: Social remittances and the expansion of oil palm. International Migration Review, 48(1), 216-242. (Link)
Montefrio, M.J.F. (2013). The green economy and land conflicts. Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 25(4), 502-509. (Link)
Josol, M.R.C., & Montefrio, M.J.F. (2013). Understanding the resilience of swidden agro-ecosystems interacting with rubber and oil palm production regimes in the Philippines. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 37(7), 812-833. (Link)
Montefrio, M.J.F., & Sonnenfeld, D.A. (2013). Global-local tensions in contract farming of biofuels involving indigenous communities in the Philippines. Society & Natural Resources, 26(3), 239-253. (Link)
Montefrio, M.J.F. (2012). Privileged biofuels, marginalized indigenous peoples: the co-evolution of biofuels development in the tropics. Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, 32(1), 41-55. (Link)
Montefrio, M.J.F., & Sonnenfeld, D.A. (2011). Forest, fuel, or food? Competing coalitions and biofuels policymaking in the Philippines. Journal of Environment and Development, 20(1), 27-49. (Link)
Montefrio M.J.F., & Obbard J.P. (2010). Economics of biodiesel derived from waste cooking oil in the Philippines. Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning and Policy, 5(4), 337-347. (Link)
Montefrio, M.J.F., & Obbard, J.P. (2010) Recovery and pretreatment of fats, oil and grease from grease interceptor for biodiesel production. Applied Energy, 87(10), 3155-3161. (Link)
Montefrio, M.J.F. (2016). Confronting the “unproductive” upland discourses in biofuels development. In: Le Bouthillier, Y., Cowie, A., Martin, P., McLeod-Kilmurray, H. (Eds.), The law and policy biofuels, pp. 59-80. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.
Montefrio, M.J.F, & Obbard, J.P. (2011). Production and utilisation of biodiesel derived from waste cooking oil: A feasibility study of its application in Marikina City, Philippines. In: Lye L.H. et al (eds.), Sustainability matters: challenges and opportunities in environmental management in Asia, pp. 1-36. Singapore, Singapore: Pearson Education South Asia.
Montefrio, M.J.F., Dressler, W. Declining food security in a Philippine oil palm frontier: The changing role of coopearives.
Johnson, A.T., Montefrio, M.J.F. The contradictions of participatory guarantee systems in the organic agri-food movement.
Montefrio, M.J.F. Producing for leisure: The unsettling trajectory of the agri-tourism project in the Philippines.
Montefrio, M.J.F. The cosmopolitan palate and translations of organic taste in the Philippines.
Montefrio, M.J.F., De Chavez, J., Contreras, A. & Erasga, D. (Re)defining the local in the global: Cultural politics of local food in Philippine cosmopolitan spaces.
Montefrio, M.J.F. (2015). Conflict management manual for forest communities in the Philippines. International Tropical Timber Organization.
Dressler, W., & Montefrio, M.J.F. (2015, May 2). Stop prejudice against indigenous people’s kaingin. Philippine Daily Inquirer, Opinion
Montefrio, M.J.F. Partnership regimes for the production of biofuels and natural rubber in upland Palawan, Philippines. Final report to the Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, International Development Research Center.
Montefrio, M.J.F. (2012). Poverty and climate change. In Philander, S.G. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Montefrio, M.J.F. (2012). Small farmers. In Philander, S.G. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Carter, S., Haas, J., Liu, C., Montefrio, M.J.F., Pettus, K. & Stauber, J. (2011). Strategic visioning: Agriculture, natural resources and climate change in North and West Africa. Prepared for the Near East Foundation, Syracuse, New York.