Petro Nut Oil
In the rural Philippines, fuel for cooking and lighting can be expensive and sometimes hard to come by. Businesses and families depend on fuel, so high prices and shortages often hurt the poor and middle-class.
But there may be a local, sustainable alternative nearby--the oil of a highly flammable native fruit called the petroleum nut.
Tina Pamintuan reports from the Cordillera Mountains. Reporting for this story was made possible by a fellowship from the International Center for Journalists.