Hardwood to help South Sudan wean itself from oil dependence

One of the hardest woods in the world may help to soften the effects of conflict over oil in East Africa.

Equatoria Teak Company (ETC), a forestry group based in South Sudan, plans to start shipping the wood from the East African nation within two months, helping the country diversify away from its dependence on oil.

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