Goats in North Korea

Major goat cull in N. Hwanghae Province sparks alarm among veterinary authorities

A major goat cull in central North Hwanghae Province recently has sparked considerable alarm among North Korea's veterinary authorities, Daily NK has learned. Speaking on...
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Individual field responsibility system considered a success in Yanggang Province

Farmers in Yanggang Province are responding positively to the introduction of the Individual Field Responsibility System at several collective farms as it has led...
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N. Korea faces shortage of necessary supplies for agricultural production

North Korea has again made the expansion of agricultural production one of its main tasks for the year, but the authorities are unable to...
Rice planting in North Hwanghae Province

KCNA: First planting of rice for the year starts at Wonhwa Collective Farm

The first rice planting of the year in North Korea took place on May 10 at the Wonhwa Collective Farm in Pyongwon, South Pyongan...
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N. Korea’s women are called on to support farming activities

North Korean authorities have recently begun to spread propaganda to members of the Socialist Women's Union of Korea (SWUK) that stress the need for...

Sunchon fertilizer plant construction managers and workers punished for “shoddy construction”

North Korean authorities have recently punished construction workers and managers who had been tasked with the construction of the Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Plant, Daily...
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N. Korea operates more than 280 state-run food shops nationwide

Despite three years having passed still North Korea began operating state-run food shops, many North Koreans barely recognize they are there because the shops...
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Sariwon reduces work hours on farms after elderly man collapses from malnutrition

After an elderly individual who was mobilized to help with farmwork collapsed from malnutrition, the municipal party committee in Sariwon hastily reduced work hours,...

North Korean government begins nationwide purchases of rice from farmers

North Korean authorities recently began purchasing rice from farms and are even pressuring farmers to turn over their surplus production in the name of...

N. Korea prepares for upcoming plenary meeting focusing on agricultural issues

Following an announcement by North Korea's government that it will hold a rare plenary meeting to discuss agricultural issues later this month, the authorities...

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