About Us

We are a non-government organisation (NGO) in Malaysia to promote the study of science within the context of agriculture and to champion environmental stewardship. Inaugurated on April 2, 1971 with 26 founding members, we have since grown into a full-fledged professional entity, having a membership of over 600. Our members include professionals working in both the public and private sectors, within and outside Malaysia.

The organisation also in close collaboration with Department of Land Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia. Click here to find out more.

Our Objectives

  • To promote the study of soil science and to create public awareness on the importance of soil conservation within the context of sustainable land management.
  • To review areas of soil study relevant for national development.
  • To disburse small grants to needy students and to members attending seminars.

MSSS Management Committee 2020/2021

Immediate Past President Prof. Dr. Che Fauziah Ishak
President Dr Rosazlin Abdullah (UM)
Vice President (Pen. Malaysia) Dr . V Jeyanny Vijayanathan (FRIM)
Vice President (Sarawak) Dr Wan Asrina Wan Yahya (UPMKB)
Vice President (Sabah) TBA
Hon. Secretary Dr Adibah Mohd Amin (UPM)
Asst. Hon. Secretary Dr. Muhammad Firdaus Sulaiman (UPM)
Hon. Treasurer Dr Ali Tan Kee Zuan (UPM)
Hon. Asst. Treasurer Mr. Muhammad Zamir Abdul Rasid (MARDI)
Members Dr Vijiandran Juva Rajah (UP)
Dr. Norliyana Zin Zawawi (MPOB)
Dr. Mohd Shafar Jefri Mokhatar (UPM)
Ms Intan Nadhirah Masri (MARDI)
Co_Opted Member Mohd Zamani Safie (DOA)
Hon. Auditors Mr. Khairun Naim Mulana (Behn Meyer)
Mr. Wan Mohd Rusydan Wan Ibrahim (DOA)