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Revista mexicana de ciencias agrícolas

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BAUTISTA, Juan Antonio; OROZCO CIRILO, Sergio  e  TERAN MELCHOR, Edit. The decline of craft production of mezcal in the Region of mezcal in Oaxaca, Mexico. Rev. Mex. Cienc. Agríc [online]. 2015, vol.6, n.6, pp.1291-1305. ISSN 2007-0934.

In this work, craft production of mezcal in the "region of mezcal" (RM) of Oaxaca we are analysed, in order to meet the socio-economic and productive effects related to industrialization associated with the demand for mezcal maguey Angustifolia Haw by the producers of tequila, who have resulted in the displacement of traditional technology of making mezcal, the decline and abandonment of productive activity. Through the localized agrifood systems (SIAL), the craftsmanship of mezcal in Matatlán, Oaxaca, was analysed during period 1980 to 2012. The study was conducted in 2013. Through field trips and participant observation identified 50 producers of mezcal, of which a depth interview was applied to 12 Zapotec farmers still producing artisan mezcal. The results highlight the craftsmanship of mezcal is in decline and disappearance, living on the fame that had during its best stage of production and socio-economic (1940-1980), a situation associated with the promotion of institutional policies to promote development and productive industrialization and marginalize the peasant craft production systems.

Palavras-chave : mezcal industrialization; mezcal maguey; producers of mezcal; rural agro-industrialization.

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