Soil Science Society of Sri Lanka

Est. 1969

Soil Science Society of Sri Lanka has provided a professional forum for strengthening the capacity of Soil Scientists in Sri Lanka nearly for four decades.


World Soil Day 2023

Celebrating the World Soil Day 2023, Soil Science Society of Sri Lanka proudly presents you the following activities

The program for the farmers

  • Program for the farmers on soil health management on 8th of December at Govi Jana Sewa center, Saliyapura, Anuradhapura
World soil day celebration program on 9th of December at the Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
  • “Soil for Life” inter-school quiz competition for the schools in north central province. (Semi final &  final rounds)
  • Drawing competition for the school students at Kekirawa zone, Anuradhapura
  • Photography competition – open for undergraduates from all universities in Sri Lanka
  • Public seminar on “Soil and Water, A Source of Life” by Prof. Thusitha Amarasekara, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
Some photographs of the World Soil Day activities



Our vision is to provide scientific knowledge, new technologies, and promote beneficial management practices to sustain the Sri Lankan soil resource for the provision of food, income and a quality environment for the nation.



Our mission is to foster the wise use and stewardship of soil, water and other land resources by integrating diverse disciplines and principles of soil science with excellence in the acquisition and application of knowledge, the training and professional development of Soil Scientists, and the education and communication to a diverse citizenry.


  • Promote the advancement of Soil Science in Sri Lanka.
  • Foster contacts among workers in all branches of Soil Science.
  • Disseminate knowledge pertaining to Soil Science.