The Wood Merchants of Ebute-Metta
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.
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.
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.
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.