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Drought-stricken farm­ers will be able to ac­cess up to $2 mil­lion in low-in­ter­est loans af­ter the Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment dou­bled the limit.

Fed­eral Agri­cul­ture Min­is­ter David Lit­tleproud said the to­tal gov­ern­ment fund­ing avail­able for low-in­ter­est loans in any year had also been dou­bled to $500 mil­lion.

‘‘We can help our farm­ers sur­vive the drought which is af­fect­ing so many farm­ing fam­i­lies,’’ Mr Lit­tleproud said.

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