Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

Value Chain Study on Palawan Almaciga Resin

March 18, 2022

This study was undertaken to elucidate on the almaciga resin value chain in Palawan and
serve as a basis for establishing an almaciga resin enterprise that can be managed by
the IPs specifically, NATRIPAL.

The main objective of the study is to explore the possibility of establishing a
community-based almaciga resin enterprise in Palawan. Specifically, the study aims to:
a) Determine the value chain for Almaciga resin production;
b) Assess the availability of Almaciga resin to sustain the requirements of a
processing plant; and
c) Assess the market for refined Almaciga resin.