April 13, 2024
Interviews

Why “climate smart” agricultural methods are needed in the DPRK more than ever

Food security expert John O'Dea discusses how such approaches can help North Korea cope with global warming

North Korea's food security situation in notoriously insecure, with UN agencies in May reiterating that up to 40% of the population struggles with malnutrition.

The problem stands to get worse thanks to climate change: natural disasters have had a major impact on food supply in recent years.

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