who we are

STAK is a membership organization which draws members from various actors in the seed value chain from both the public and private sector. An independent Secretariat co-ordinates its activities in serving the interests of members. STAK has represented its members’ interests since 1982.    


Championing a competitive seed industry for food security


To enable our members grow their businesses while contributing to national and world-wide food security through information, food security and service    

core values

  • 1

    Mutual Respect: Conducting business with mutual respect for each other and working as a team.

  • 2

    Expertise: Exercising expertise in handling all matters in a professional and responsive manner.

  • 3

    Integrity: Handling all information in our custody with integrity and maintaining confidentiality as required.

  • 4

    Passion: Displaying passion in our role to drive the objectives of STAK with commitment at all times.

members list

Our Members

development partners

    Agri Experience Agri Experience Agri Experience Agri Experience

The Executive

  • Kassim Owino


    Agri Seed Co

  • Everlyn Musyoka


    Monsanto Kenya Ltd

  • David Kiplagat

    Vice Chairman

    Simlaw Seeds

Board Members

  • Ngila Kimotho

    Dryland Seed ltd

  • Azariah Soi

    Kenya Seed Company Ltd

  • Peter Francombe

    kenya Highland Seed

  • Arthur Nasongo

    Pannar Seed

  • Anthony Kioko

    Cereal Growers Association

  • Saleem Esmail

    Western Seed Company

  • Walter Njenga

    Syngenta East Africa

  • Andy Watt

    QualiBasic Seed

  • Parivartan Sharma

    East African Seed


  • Duncan Ochieng’ Onduu

    Executive Officer

    Duncan leads and manages the Secretariat to stimulate a vibrant seed sector. He has extensive exposure to seed and livelihood issues and advocacy work with over 14 years of senior management experience. Duncan holds a Masters of Arts in Planning from the University of Nairobi.


  • Joyce Wairimu Karanja

    Finance and Administration Officer

    Joyce has been the Finance and Administration Officer at the Seed Trade Association of Kenya (STAK) since May 2012. She previously worked for Savana Seed Ltd since its inception in 2006 also as a Finance and Administration Officer. Joyce holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA), she is a Bachelor of Commerce holder and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA (K)).


  • Betty Kosgei

    IT and Communications

    Betty ensures efficient IT and communications functions. She also supports administrative functions. Betty holds a BSc. in Information Science from Moi University.


  • Margaret Nyakerario

    Administrative Assistant

    Margaret performs administrative and office support activities for the Association.