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Korea, North | 27 December 2018
North Korea admits farming failures amid food shortages

North Korea has acknowledged "drawbacks" in its agricultural sector this year, echoing UN reports of declining crop yields in a country that remains heavily reliant on food imports and aid. Agricul...

Korea, North | 11 July 2018
Kim Jong Un snubbed Mike Pompeo for potato farm visit

Kim Jong Un put potatoes ahead of Mike Pompeo during a US visit to agree denuclearisation details, state media has suggested. The US secretary of state visited Pyongyang on Friday and Saturday in a...

Korea, North | 24 July 2014
In Angola, potential for North Korean investment in agriculture

A North Korean government representative has expressed an interest in investment in agriculture and agro-industries in Angola’s northern Malanje province, Angola’s state news agency ANGOP reported on ...

Korea, North | 29 May 2012
Aid unlikely for N Korea drought

North Korea is reporting a serious drought that could worsen already critical food shortages, but help is unlikely to come from the United States and South Korea following Pyongyang’s widely cri...

Korea, North | 26 May 2012
North Korea suffering severe drought

North Korean state media says the impoverished communist country is suffering a prolonged and widespread drought, raising fears it will worsen already dire food shortages.

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