The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on February 28 that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered government officials to speed up reforms and design a fundamental change process to increase agricultural productivity. Amid fears of worsening food shortages in North Korea,


Speaking at the 7th Plenary Session of the 8th Central Committee of the Eighth Workers’ Party of Korea, Kim Jong-un spoke on the second day yesterday (February 27) that increasing agricultural productivity to meet targets is of “important importance”. a lot this year It also emphasized the importance of increasing stable agricultural productivity. to tackle food challenges and ensures the strengthening of socialist ideology within North Korea.


Preliminary details have not been disclosed exactly what measures or policies North Korea will take to reform the country’s agriculture. But Kim Jong Un said Change needs to happen in the next few years. Most of North Korea’s agricultural land is collective farms. The owner often gives small farmers the opportunity to create agricultural products by using labor together.


at the beginning of February South Korea’s Unification Ministry said The food security situation in North Korea appears to be deteriorating. It is rare for the North Korean authorities to convene a special meeting on strategic agricultural planning. If the situation in North Korea continues to go well.


North Korea is currently under heavy international sanctions over its nuclear and ballistic missile development programmes. In addition, the country’s economic system was greatly strained. From the strict lockdown of their own country’s borders in order to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the country for the past 2-3 years, coupled with global climate change, it has little effect on the amount of agricultural production in North Korea. less


by Project 38 North, which monitors the situation in North Korea from the United States The food security situation in North Korea is expected to be very dire. since the famine crisis in the 1990s


Project 38 North says long-term solutions partly depend on resolving conflicts over nuclear weapons and sanctions. Including the need to reform the domestic economy as well. This will contribute to increasing North Korea’s production capability. ready to open more space to the world market to sustainably resolve food shortages within North Korea


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