How North Korean media has covered the country’s ongoing “food problem”
Limited coverage of drought damage suggests situation remains manageable for the time being
NK Pro’s analysis of North Korean media’s spring farming coverage between late March and May 21 indicates that Pyongyang is concerned about the persisting dry spell, but views the situation as manageable.
A March NK Pro analysis found state media’s portrayal of the 2018 fall harvest and the early phases of this year’s spring farming to be positive.
It is now only late May, and the situation may change as the country goes through the hottest months of the summer.
As of now, however, there appears to be a gap between
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