who we are

An association of seed companies registered by the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Services (KEPHIS) to produce,
process and/or market seed in Kenya. An independent Secretariat co-ordinates its activities in serving the interests
of members.


To be the source of information and technical knowhow on seed matters.


To represent and promote the interest and competitiveness of the seed industry through advocacy, provision of
information and capacity building.

core values

  • 1

    Conducting business with mutual respect for each other and working as a team

  • 2

    Handling with integrity, all information in its custody and maintaining confidentiality as required.

  • 3

    Exercise expertise in handling all matters in a professional and responsive manner.

  • 4

    Passionate in their role to drive the objectives of STAK with commitment at all times.

member list

The Complete List of STAK members and contact Details

development partners

  • Agri Experience  Syngenta      Kenya Markets Trust             The Business Advocacy Fund


Kassim Owino, Chairman

Agri Seed Co

David Tum, Vice Chairman

Simlaw Seeds

Everlyne Musyoka, Honorary Secretary

Bayer CropScience

Azariah Soi, Member

Ngila Kimotho, Member

Dryland seeds

Andy Watt , member

Quali basic Seeds

Peter Francombe, member

Kenya highland seeds

Saleem Esmail, member

Freshco Seeds

Anthony Kioko , Member

Serial growers association

Humphrey Kiruaye, Member

Corteva AgriScience


    • Duncan Ochieng’ Onduu

      Executive Officer

      He leads and manages the Secretariat to stimulate a vibrant Seed sector. He has extensive exposure on Seed &
      Livelihood issues and Advocacy work with over 14 years’ experience in Senior Management. Duncan holds a Masters of Arts in Planning from
      the University of Nairobi.

    • Joyce Wairimu Karanja

      Finance and Administration Officer

      Joyce handles the Secretariat’s financial procedures, bookkeeping and administrative duties. She is a Certified Public
      Accountant and holds a Masters of Business Administration from University of Nairobi. She has over 6 years’ experience in the seed industry.

    • Betty Kosgei

      IT and Communications

      She works at STAK to ensure the IT function is flawless and efficient, communications within and without reach the intended
      & its online presence is felt by the stakeholders. Betty is a BSc. in Information Science graduate from Moi University.

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