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.