About SASHS: Society Objectives

The Southern African Society for Horticultural Sciences (SASHS) was founded in 1989 to promote horticultural science in South Africa and neighbouring countries.

  • The objective and endeavour of the Society is to promote horticultural science and related research through purposeful scientific communication.
  • Regular meetings, symposia, scientific and popular seminars, workshops, courses and congresses may be held to give effect to the above using presentations, discussions and demonstrations.
  • To support a scientific journal of the highest possible standard, and to encourage proactive communication through the exchange of practical hints, freedom of speech, and the bringing together of different interest groups.
  • To invest, with the approval of the Council, to otherwise manage all monies received by the Society, whether from membership fees, entrance fees, subscriptions or any other monies.
  • The objectives of the Society are not profit driven. The organization may only pay a member or office bearer a reasonable remuneration for work done for the organization. The members or office bearers of the organization do not have rights to the assets of the organization.

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The 2022 Combined Congress will be a virtual/online event

24-26 January 2022