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February 29, 2020

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N. Korean farms failing to repay loans face backlash from creditors

Collective farm work units in North Hamgyong Province are being hounded by creditors after failing to pay back loans they used to buy needed...

N. Korean farmers increasingly renting out idle land

Farms in the mountainous inland areas of South Pyongan Province are increasingly renting out idle land left unused because of farm worker shortages, Daily...

N. Korea presses for unrealistic increases in farm production

Amid North Korea’s calls for increased food production following the designation of agriculture as the “major point of attack” at the 5th Plenary Meeting...

Greenhouse vegetables: An end to N. Korea’s food shortages?

North Korea is making an effort to overcome its food shortages by expanding its greenhouse-based vegetable and fruit production industry, Daily NK sources recently...

Realities N. Korea faces in improving agricultural production

Since assuming power, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has traditionally given a New Year address every year. These New Year addresses generally followed...

N. Korea tackles corruption involving “experimental fields”

North Korean authorities recently instructed farm and agricultural management committees across the country to eradicate “illegal and corrupt activities” involving “experimental fields” located on...

N. Korea slaps ban on private sale of recently harvested grains

On Monday, Daily NK learned that the North Korean government has banned the private sale of recently harvested grains as a result of poor...

North Korea delays agricultural workers conference

North Korea has postponed an agricultural workers conference originally scheduled to be held in Pyongyang this month to January next year, sources revealed on...

Daily NK Snapshots from North Korea

‘Daily NK Snapshots’ are synopses of select articles from our Korean website. Snapshots provide a window into the Daily NK’s reporting—domestic news items that...

Taxes soar in agricultural regions as farming season wraps up

Following the completion of the farming season and annual payments in kind for workers in agricultural regions, North Korean authorities have imposed a number...

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