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Assessing Agricultural Conditions in North Korea: A Satellite Imagery Case Study

Assessing Agricultural Conditions in North Korea: A Satellite Imagery Case Study

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) continues to experience seasonal climate variations, drought conditions that greatly put its food production and supply at risk. Over the past several years, though food production remains generally higher compared to production output in the early 2000s, dry-weather patterns have [...]

The State of North Korean Farming: New Information from the UN Crop Assessment Report

The State of North Korean Farming: New Information from the UN Crop Assessment Report

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and World Food Programme recently released their 2013 Crop and Food Security Assessment Report (CFSAR) for the DPRK, continuing a series of annual reports on farm production begun in 1995. Like its predecessors, the 2013 CFSAR estimates the total main season production of major food grains and [...]

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