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Submission + - Can Open Source Hardware Feed The World? (itworld.com)

jfruhlinger writes: "When it comes to food scarcity in the developing world, one of the major problems is production capacity: land that could be arable using modern techniques goes underutilized because locals don't have the abbility to build or buy equipment. A group calling itself Open Source Eclology is trying to solve that problem. They've developed a set of open source hardware specs for 50 different industrial machines, which they're calling the Global Village Construction Set."
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Can Open Source Hardware Feed The World?

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