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 2018/2019

President Prof. Dr. Che Fauziah Ishak (UPM)
Immediate Past President Dr. Wan Rasidah Abdul Kadir (FRIM)
Vice President (Pen. Malaysia) Dr. Rosazlin Abdullah (UM)
Vice President (Sarawak) Dr. Wan Asrina Wan Yahaya (UPM Kampus Bintulu)
Vice President (Sabah) Mr. Abdullah Abd. Rahman (Sime Darby)
Hon. Secretary Dr. V. Jeyanny Vijayanathan (FRIM)
Hon. Asst. Secretary Dr. Arina Shairah Abdul Sukor (UPM)
Hon. Treasurer Dr. Ali Tan Kee Zuan (UPM)
Hon. Asst. Treasurer Dr. Daljit Singh Karam Singh (UPM)
Members Mr. Pupathy a/l Uthrapathy Tandapani (Sime Darby)
Mr. Vijiandran Juva Rajah (UPB)
Dr. Roslan Ismail (UPM)
Dr. Susilawati Kassim (UPM)
Co-Opted Members Dr. Muhammad Firdaus Sulaiman (UPM)
Mr. Muhammad Zamir Bin Abdul Rasid (MARDI)
Hon. Auditors Assoc. Prof. Dr. Halimi Mohd Saud (UPM)
Mrs. Norziana Zin Zawawi (MARDI)