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Two BS IT Students advance in the ASEAN Data Science Explorers 2022

July 21, 2022 - 04:50 pm

A. Ledesma & CCC. Divina / SCO

Team CLSU Green Cobras composed of two BS Information Technology (IT) students, Mr. Ralph Laurence Castro and Mr. Noaim Piti-Ilan represented the university in the qualifying round of the ASEAN Data Science Explorers (DSE) competition.

The CLSU team submitted a storyboard entitled “Union & Innovation of Farmers and Fisherfolks: Key to Agri Modernization and Industrialization for a Sustainable ASEAN Nation. 

The storyboard  envisions to help double the income of farmers and fisherfolks in the Agriculture and Aquaculture sectors of the ASEAN Community by utilizing data analytics to uplift the efforts of farmers and fisherfolks to help cushion the impact of the global food crisis. 

The entry of CLSU Green Cobras secured a spot in the Top 10. The National Finals will be held on August 23, 2022 wherein participants will present their output and defend their ideas, strategies, and solutions on a particular title or topic. 

Other competing universities include the University of the Philippines Diliman (UP Diliman), Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), De La Salle University (DLSU), Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU), Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP), and Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology (NEUST).

The ASEAN DSE 2022 competition organized by the ASEAN Foundation and SAP Asia Pte Ltd. aims to promote ASEAN awareness, achieve the United Nations – Sustainable  Development Goals (UN-SDGs), empower youth across the 10 ASEAN Member states with data analytics and other relevant skills, and inspire youths across the ASEAN region to take part in pressing socio-economic issues across the region through data-driven proposals that will contribute to the achievement of the UN-SDGs within the region.