The Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) is an esteemed Organization dedicated to advancing the study of soil and promoting a deeper understanding of both basic and applied Soil Science. With a national and international focus, the SSSN plays a crucial role in fostering knowledge exchange and collaboration within the field.
As a registered member of the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS), the SSSN actively participates in global efforts to enhance soil research, education, and sustainable land management practices. By aligning with the IUSS, the SSSN ensures that its activities and initiatives are in line with international standards and best practices.
The primary mission of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria is to facilitate the dissemination of soil science knowledge and its practical applications. Through conferences, seminars, workshops, and publications, the SSSN provides a platform for researchers, academics, professionals, and students to share their findings, exchange ideas, and contribute to the advancement of Soil Science.
The SSSN also plays a vital role in promoting awareness and understanding of the importance of soil health and its impact on various sectors such as agriculture, environmental conservation, and land use planning. By organizing outreach programs, public lectures, and educational campaigns, the Society aims to engage with the wider community and highlight the significance of sustainable soil management practices for food security, ecosystem health, and overall societal well-being.
Furthermore, the Soil Science Society of Nigeria actively supports and encourages research initiatives in soil science through grants, scholarships, and awards. By recognizing outstanding contributions to the field, the society motivates and inspires researchers and students to pursue excellence in their work, fostering innovation and advancements in soil science.