- Country: Bangladesh
- Website: http://www.themetalbd.com
- Award period: January 2016 - June 2017
The Metal is establishing Farm Machinery Hubs for integrated marketing, education, training, and aftersales services supporting reaper commercialization. On average, it takes six laborers eight hours to manually reap one acre, whereas the reaper can reap that area of paddy or wheat in just one hour.
Outcome: The Metal will establish six Farm Machinery Hubs and will sell 75 reapers to local service providers with the goal of bringing this technology to more than 3,750 smallholder farmers.