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WORKING TOGETHER IN WOOD ● For more than fifty years Ghana has been exporting wood and wood products to the USA ● Today the USA buys Ghana’s rotary and sliced veneer, plywood, machined and shaped profiles, flooring and its air dried and kiln dried sawn timber ● American buyers know about the great variety of Ghana’s hardwoods – from some of the world’s strongest and most durable species to those with the most beautiful decorative appeal ● – and Ghana works with the IWPA to help explain tropical forest issues and demonstrate environmental responsibility LONDON OFFICE: Unit 4, Granard Business Centre, Bunns Lane Mill Hill, London NW7 2DZ, UK Tel: +44 (0)20 8906 9560 Fax: +44(0)20 8906 9570 E-mail: website: ® TAKORADI OFFICE: Timber Industry Development Division P O Box 515, Takoradi, Ghana Tel: +233 (0)21 664654/662360 Fax: +233 (0)21 666476 E-mail: Timber Industry Development Division Forest Services Division Wildlife Division