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Equatoria Teak Company

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Equatoria Teak Company (ETC) is South Sudan’s leading sustainable agro-forestry company. ETC was founded in 2006, and along with our sister company, Green Environ Teak Company (GETC) manages six teak concessions in Western Equatoria State totalling 2,940 ha. of planted teak and over 25,000 ha. of concession area. We plant and sustainably harvests Tectona Grandis, the highest quality plantation teak outside Myanmar. The trees produce a fine-grain, high-density, well-coloured timber suitable for all applications. We sell our teak regionally and internationally for indoor and outdoor applications and have recently moved into vanilla and coffee production through an extensive outgrower program.

We are passionate about the sustainability of forest lands in the region and have developed South Sudan’s most advanced nursery and replanting scheme. We are actively coppicing existing plantations and expanding new planted areas that will come to maturity within 20-25 years.

We have developed a close association with the local community and invest heavily in its development. Over 90% of our workforce is drawn from the local Nzara community, who receive significant investment in employee training programmes. Beyond this, ETC has formed a unique community fund programme to fund projects that directly benefit the local community.

ETC is managed by Ian Paterson and has been majority owned by Agris Ltd, a subsidiary of Maris Ltd since 2012.

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Equatoria Teak Company
Agricultural Complex
Nzara County
Western Equatoria State

South Sudan

+211 914 258 884

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