The Eastern Cape’s Agro-Industrial Manufacturing (AIM) Cluster is helping to strengthen cooperation between government institutions and private industry and endeavour to improve the competitiveness of the agricultural and agro – processing sectors in the Eastern Cape.
AIM provides a vital link between government at local, provincial and national level and the agro-processors.
It also hosts regular meetings where member companies can network, and share problems and experiences.
The AIM Secretariat facilitates the unlocking of synergies between the member companies, and helps companies to identify and enter new markets.
AIM also works closely with organisations supporting primary producers in order to help strengthen the supply chain for agro-processors.
Meetings are held in East London and Port Elizabeth.
The composition of each of the layers in the organization, and their intended role, is outlined as follows: