In its drive for success Exotic Leather South Africa has secured the support of a wide spectrum of role-players, including the following:
- Industry role-players, including those involved in the upstream and downstream activities in the value chain;
- The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), but later other government entities such as the Technology Innovation Agency, National Research Foundation;
- The Departments of Environmental Affairs, and Department of Agriculture and Forestry and Fisheries; and the
- University of Pretoria as Technical Collaborator.
Exotic Leather South Africa would provide a platform where each of the role-players will contribute expertise, skills and resources to create synergy within the industry and ensure cost-effective interventions.