Open source, low cost combine harvester
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Bangladesh is widely known as an agricultural country. A large number of its population depends on it to earn their livelihoods be it directly or indirectly. A major portion of this country's earnings comes from this sector. Even though Bangladesh has one of the most fertile land in the world, it still lag behind in terms of the crops production . A major reason behind this is the lack of modern technology. The lack of proper technique, substance and machine keep us from the optimal production value. Being a developing country, the use of modern machinery in this sector is very low. Farmers of our country still use traditional tools like a hoe, sickle, fork etc. This is a huge wastage of time and capital. The reason behind the absence of modern machinery in our farming sector is the shortage of capital. Being poor the farmers can hardly support their family let alone spend tens of lakhs behind high tech machinery. With is in mind, we are proposing to build a single piece of a machine which will not only cut the paddy but also extract and store the rice in real time on the field with zero wastage of the crops and time. The main goal here is to make the machine within a low budget so the common farmer can afford it.