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Won-Gi Jung is a reporter based in Seoul. He previously worked for the CSIS Korea Chair and East Asia Institute. Follow him on Twitter: @jungwongida.
Seoul is taking steps to get its money back after spending $11.7 million on a project meant to send thousands of tons of rice to North Korea.
Last year, South Korea set up an aid project with the World Food Programme (WFP) that was meant to tackle ongoing malnutrition and food insecurity in the DPRK. But North Korea ultimately refused the aid after condemning U.S.-ROK joint drills in July, and Seoul now is looking for a refund.