About us

Shayashone (SYS) is an organization that specializes in agriculture and agri-business services; recently it has expanded its portfolio to educational sector. SYS has reached over 5 million farmers with its products and services in Ethiopia and neighboring countries working in partnership with local, international and governmental organizations. Our organization has managed hundreds of successful projects over the last 10 years. It has trained over 7000 agriculture extension workers and organized agriculture technology demonstrations in over 10,000 villages across Ethiopia. Our Hermetic storage technology (PICS) bags is widely regarded as the most successful technology penetration over the last 10 years. It was first established in 2010 by two young Ethiopian entrepreneurs. They named the company after two Ethiopian rivers; Shaya (found in Bale) and Shone (found in Jimma).

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 Value: Making sustainable impact through continuous improvement, commercial viability and people centered business.

Our Focus Areas: Agriculture 



Sister Company

PHK Trading PLC is an Ethiopian distribution company affiliated to Shayashone. PHK Trading was established in 2017 as a sole distributor of PICS Bags in Ethiopia. The PICS bags are chemical free storage technology that protect crops from any insect attack. The bags are innovated by Purdue University and the trademark is currently operated worldwide by PICS Global. PHK is the sole authorized distributor of PICS bags in Ethiopia. PHK owns a network of more than 400 regional vendors and over 350 youth resellers connected to the regional vendors. PHK positions itself as a social impact product distributor