The Wood Merchants of Ebute-Metta
The Wood Merchants of Ebute-Metta: Inside West Africa's largest wood market (Part 7)
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.
The Wood Merchants of Ebute-Metta: The good, the bad and the unhealthy (Part 6)
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.
The Wood Merchants of Ebute-Metta: Logs to lumber (Part 4)
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.
The Wood Merchants of Ebute-Metta: Ingenuity meets technology (Part 3)
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.
The Wood Merchants of Ebute-Metta: Forest to furniture (Part 1)
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.