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 2017/2018

President Dr. Wan Rasidah Abdul Kadir (FRIM)
Immediate Past President A. P. Dr. Ahmad Husni M. Hanif (UPM)
Vice President (Pen. Malaysia) Prof. Dr. Che Fauziah Ishak (UPM)
Vice President (Sarawak) Dr. Wan Asrina W. Yahaya (UPM Bintulu)
Vice President (Sabah) Shaharudin Bakar (Sime Darby)
Hon. Secretary Dr. Rosazlin Abdullah (UM)
Hon. Asst. Secretary Norziana Binti Zin Zawawi (MARDI)
Hon. Treasurer Dr. Ali Tan Kee Zuan (UPM)
Hon. Asst. Treasurer Dr. Liew Yew Ann (AAR)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Radziah Othman (UPM)
Mr. Vijiandran Juva Rajah (UPB)
Illani Zuraihah Ibrahin (MARDI)
Dr. Jeyanny Vijayanathan (FRIM)

Co-Opted Members Dr. Arina Shairah Arina Abdul Sukor (UPM)
Muhammad Zamir Bin Abdul Rasid (MARDI)
Hon. Auditors Prof. Dr. Mohamed Hanafi Musa (UPM)
Dr. Wan Zaliha Wan Sembok (UMT)
MSSS Journal Chief Editor Prof. Dr. Che Fauziah Ishak (UPM)