About us

Shayashone trading plc is a leading agriculture and agribusiness company based in Ethiopia, serving smallholder farmers in Ethiopia, Somali and Sudan and South Sudan with premium social impact products and services. The company manufactures and distributes, Hermetic storage bags (PICS bag) to millions of farmers affecting their food and nutrition security. It also imports and distributes high quality vegetable seed that give over 50% in productivity. Besides, Shayashone also provides hands on agriculture and agribusiness advisory service to development and governmental organizations aimed at impacting lives and livelihood of farmers and food nutrition system in Ethiopia. Over the last ten years, Shayashone has successfully managed and executed over hundred of agriculture and agribusiness projects in Ethiopia and beyond.

Our people: Our current permanent employees are over 30 who are dedicated to serve our clients with the most creative, supportive and forward thinking attitude as such;

  •  Young, energetic and experienced 
  • Local team with proven international experience
  • Multidisciplinary
  • High capacity of project implementation skill from grassroots to global policy.

Our vision: Build a brand that goes beyond generations and boundaries!

Our Mission: To deliver unparalleled services with maximum and lasting impact on our clients.

Our Competencies

Consultancy 

  • Business Model Development
  • Market research 
  • Project design and implementation 
  • Agri-business advisory
  • Agri-business strategy development 
  • Private sector developmental training 
  • Hosting and fund management 
  • Investment opportunity assessment 

Commercialization and last mile distributions on social impact product.

  • Training and couching youth reseller model 
  • Demand creation and ROI promotional programs 
  • Market demostration 
  • 24/7 Open call agricultural support 

Manufacturing 

  • PICS Bag
    • Chemical -free hermetic storage technologies for household food-income-nurtrition security 
    • The estimated useful life is 3 production cycle and above.
    • Through the use of PICS bags, smallholders can save up to 12,000 tons of maize, chikpea and other cereals by adopting a million Pics bags. with a lower assmption of price, this represents $2.2 million additional income and enough food to feed 40,000 people. 
  • Nazava water filter 
    • Nazava uses dutch water filtration technology.
    • Since 2018 Nazava water filters has been evaluated by WHO 
    • 99.99% safe drink recived from after filtration, tap, well and rain water can be drunk driectly 

Export 

  • Exporting pulses & oil crops (navy pea bean, small red kidney bean, creamy bean, pinto bean, black bean, light and red speckled beans, chickpeas, sesame, etc...) to Asia and Europe countries 

  • Other main export are two of our manufacturing finished products PICS bags and Nazava water filter to our neighbouring countries( Somalia, Sudana nd South sudan...)