The fund would be used to provide animal fodder for farmers affected by drought in the province, spokesman Phemelo Manankong said in a statement.
“The process of relief fodder will start as soon as possible. District agriculture managers would give the farmers details of the distribution once they are made available.”
He said the department was finalising minor details and still busy buying the fodder.
Manankong said the districts most affected were John Taolo Gaetsewe, Namakwa, and Francis Baard.