Established in 2010 by two young visionary Ethiopian entrepreneurs, Shayashone (SYS) PLC derived its name from two rivers, Shaya and Shone which are found in Bale and Jimma respectively.
SYS stands as an icon of transformative change, specializing not only in agriculture and agri- business services but also extending its reach into the educational sector with a profound commitment to serving the unserved.SYS has made a permanent mark, impacting over 10 million farmers in Ethiopia and neighboring countries through dynamic partnerships with local, international, and governmental organizations. The company's expansion into the educational sector reflects its commitment to holistic development and addressing diverse needs.
SYS’s journey of success spans over a decade, during which it has implemented successful projects. This remarkable trajectory includes the training of more than 7000 agriculture extension workers and the arrangement of agriculture technology demonstrations in over 10,000 villages across Ethiopia. At the heart of the accomplishments lies the Hermetic Storage Technology (Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) bags), a pioneering solution that has gained widespread acceptance as the most successful technology penetration to prevent post- harvest losses.
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To deliver unparalleled services with maximum and lasting impact on our clients.
Making sustainable impact through continuous improvement, commercial viability and people centered business.
Affiliated with Shayashone PLC, PHK Trading PLC was established in 2017 with the purpose – becoming the sole distributor of Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) Bags in Ethiopia. These bags are chemical-free storage technology, providing a strong defense against insect attacks that threaten crops. The innovative concept behind these bags originates from Purdue University, and the trademark is now operated worldwide by PICS Global.
PHK has cultivated an extensive network comprising more than 400 regional vendors and over 350 youth resellers, each connected to the regional vendors.
Beyond the traditional role of a distributor, PHK Trading PLC goes the extra mile. They do not just see themselves as facilitators of transactions; instead, they embrace a broader identity as agents of positive social impact.
We stand as the premier choice for agribusiness services and products, possessing over a decade of expertise in serving farmers in Ethiopia and neighboring countries. In an effort to expand our influence, we have recently ventured into the education sector. Our success is rooted in strategic partnerships with local, international, and governmental organizations.