The agricultural scientists have been contributing for advancing agricultural science and securing food and nutrition security along with conservation of agrobiodiversity. Different kinds of organizations and societies are necessary to get the perfection in agriculture. Agricultural scientists always want to remain active and get updated on knowledge and technology. However, they may also face many different difficulties and problems during the course of working periods. Group approach is generally the best way to get success in agricultural science. Therefore, scientists from Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) conceptualized and formed the Society of Agricultural Scientists, Nepal (SAS-Nepal) in 1995. SAS-Nepal is a professional organization that serves as a common forum for the agricultural scientists and researchers scattered throughout Nepal and abroad in various agricultural and related institutions and fields. SAS-Nepal got officially registered in District Administration Office, Lalitpur on 5 June 1995 with registration no.490/051/52. SAS-Nepal is a non-governmental, non-political, and non-profit making organization. SAS-Nepal works across the country focusing on to guide the nation on agriculture.


The SAS-Nepal aims to bring agricultural scientists and researchers of Nepal to a common forum by way of protecting their professional integrity and improving the standard of their research works to contribute to a common goal of the country’s economic development through the growth of the agricultural sector.


• Protect and promote the professional rights, dignity, integrity, and welfare of the members of the SAS-Nepal.

• Suggest the Government of Nepal (GoN) in formulating policy and resolving the problems related to agriculture.

• Organize national and international workshops, seminars, conferences, etc. on the topics relating to the existing status of agricultural science and technology for increasing agricultural production and productivity, making conclusions and recommendations for resolving various relevant problems.

• Publish agriculture-related booklets, compendia of research findings, scientific journal, and proceedings that are useful to farmers, extension, scientists, students and related persons.

• Organize various programs for the SAS-Nepal members to share their research experiences among themselves and to coordinate their activities with national and international institutions.

• Provide consultancy services to various domestic and foreign institutions as required.

• Exchange cooperation with various organizations of agriculture and other related professional organizations and institutions, maintaining a cordial relationship with them.