SEARCA holds Lego education robotics for smart agriculture

THE Philippine government-hosted Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) organized the maiden run of its InnovEIGhts ideation session on Lego education robotics for smart agriculture earlier this month.

According to SEARCA Director Glenn Gregorio, the ideation session dubbed "Brewing Education and Creativity AGRI 4.0" included training in the basics of building, programming and operating Lego as well as a demo of the proper usage of the accompanying software.

Gregorio said the session April 7, 2022 also introduced the participants to the Snapmaker and DOBOT robotic arm, both of which are housed in the SEARCA Hub for Agriculture and Rural Innovation for the Next Generation (Sharing).