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In North Korea, Food Security Problem Is More Nutritional- Than Supply-Based, WFP Official Suggests

Devex: In North Korea, people are ‘still malnourished, but better fed’
“…[T]he main problem in North Korea isn’t that people aren’t getting enough food. ‘The food security problem of North Korea is more a qualitative one — lack of enough vitamins, minerals, and proteins at (the) right time in children’s life phases, leading to stunting,’ Leo van der Velden, former deputy director of the World Food Programme in North Korea, told Devex…” (Megaloudi, 3/24).

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