Farmers are dwarfed against a hill as they work in a corn field in South Hwanghae, North Korea. Photo: AP
Farmers are dwarfed against a hill as they work in a corn field in South Hwanghae, North Korea. Photo: AP
North Korea

North Korea seeing worst drought in a century as UN warns of ‘serious concerns’ for food, people

  • It recorded its worst harvest for a decade last year, according to the United Nations, down by 500,000 tonnes as natural disasters combined with its lack of arable land and inefficient agriculture to hit production

Farmers are dwarfed against a hill as they work in a corn field in South Hwanghae, North Korea. Photo: AP
Farmers are dwarfed against a hill as they work in a corn field in South Hwanghae, North Korea. Photo: AP
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