Hungary launches third round of farmland auctions
Hungary launched a third round of auctions of state-owned farmland today, Agriculture Minister Sándor Fazekas told Hungarian news agency MTI.
Another 60,000 hectares of land is being offered to local farmers at the auctions, Fazekas said.
In the first two rounds, some 180,000 hectares of state-owned land was sold to around 10,000 family farmers. The first round started last November and the second in March.
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