North Korea’s ambitious food crisis fix in danger of missing deadline: Imagery
Construction on over 800 greenhouses appears far from completion month ahead of deadline for top-priority megaproject
Kim Jong Un’s top-priority greenhouse megaproject is in danger of missing its deadline for completion next month, NK Pro analysis of satellite imagery shows, as material shortages, a summer COVID-19 outbreak and an overly ambitious schedule may have posed more problems than state media is letting on.
The North Korean leader said in January that the Korean People’s Army should finish the Ryonpho Greenhouse Farm by Oct. 10 in order to address urgent food shortages for people in South Hamgyong Province where it is located, after declaring a “food crisis” in the country last year. [/p
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