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The Wood Merchants of Ebute-Metta

25 Jul 2017
In this exclusive seven-part series, we are exploring the world of the Wood Merchants of Ebute Metta; the enterprise, the people, the engineering and the health and environmental impacts of West Africa's largest wood market.
24 Jul 2017
In this part of our series on The Wood Merchants, we look at the environmental and economic impacts of the wood business. This episode looks at the untapped opportunities and how some of the wasting materials from the wood market can be turned into wealth.
23 Jul 2017
Do you really understand why a piece of furniture costs what it costs? In this episode of the Wood Merchant series, we follow the money and break down the costs of what it takes to get a piece of furniture out of wood.
22 Jul 2017
In this episode, we follow the journey of the logs down to the wood market where they are chopped into lumber, before being turned into different furniture.
21 Jul 2017
Every aspect of the wood business is crude and the players are proud to let you know. In this episode of our seven part series, you will get a first hand look at the ingenuity of the players in the market and how home-grown technology is powering the wood market.
20 Jul 2017
Behind West Africa's largest Wood market are men and women who have invested heavily in the business. In this part of our Wood Merchant series, we look at the life and stories of the people involved in the wood business.
19 Jul 2017
Everyone knows what a furniture looks like but how many people know the origin of the wood used in making them? In our seven-part series exploring Oko Baba Wood Market, we get into the world of the wood merchants, the journey of the wood, the varied men and women behind the market and the ingenious technologies behind the operations. a.

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