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 2019/2020

President Dr. Rosazlin Abdullah
Immediate Past President Prof. Dr. Che Fauziah Ishak
Vice President (Pen. Malaysia) Dr. Jeyanny Vijayanathan
Vice President (Sarawak) Dr. Wan Asrina Wan Yahaya
Vice President (Sabah) Mr. Abdullah Abdul Rahman
Hon. Secretary Assoc. Prof. Dr. Susilawati Kasim
Hon. Asst. Secretary Dr. Daljit Singh A/L Karam Singh
Hon. Treasurer Dr. Ali Tan Kee Zuan
Hon. Asst. Treasurer Mr. Muhammad Zamir bin Abdul Rasid
Members Prof. Dr. Ahmed Osumanu Haruna
Dr. Christopher Teh Boon Sung
Dr. Vijiandran Juva Rajah
Dr. Nur Qursyna Boll Kassim
Co-Opted Members Dr. Mohd Rizal Ariffin
Hon. Auditors Assoc. Prof. Dr. Halimi Mohd Saud
Mrs. Norziana Zin Zawawi
MJSS Chief Editor Dr. Samsuri Abd Wahid
MJSS Managing Editor Dr. Daljit Singh A/L Karam Singh