Drop In Crop Production Due To Drought Could Lead To Food Shortages In North Korea

International Business Times: Under Kim Jong Un, North Korea Faces Historic Famine As Drought Threatens Crop Production
“A drought in North Korea could shrink the isolated country’s crop production by as much as 20 percent, South Korea’s Ministry of Unification said Tuesday. The country, which often faces food shortages, is in the middle of one of its worst droughts in years…” (Marcin, 6/10).

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