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Chagang Province begins efforts to “resolve” local food shortages

Following an order by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to "resolve" food shortages nationwide, Chagang Province officials have begun constructing large-scale irrigation facilities...

Bananas: A future crop for North Korea?

There are signs that an increasing number of North Koreans are interested in the cultivation of bananas and other fruits and vegetables typically grown...

Yanggang Province farmers ordered to collect more grass than usual

As part of broader efforts to relieve the country's chronic manure shortages, North Korean authorities in Yanggang Province have significantly increased the quota of...

Cabbage farm supplying Pyongyang suffers from pests and disease

North Korean authorities recently conducted an investigation into a farm producing cabbage for Pyongyang denizens that suffered from poor crop yields due to pests...

Video shows N. Korean soldiers working during break period

Daily NK recently acquired a video showing six North Korean soldiers working during a designated afternoon rest period at a farm near a military...

Vinyl film theft at Kaesong farm leads to investigation

North Korean security officials are investigating an incident in Kaesong involving the theft of vinyl film from a collective farm, Daily NK has learned. “Four...

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...

N. Korea’s farms still face agricultural supply shortages

Many North Korean collective farms unaffiliated with state agencies are facing shortages of fertilizer, insecticide and other agricultural supplies, Daily NK has learned. North Korean...

Collective farm in Ryanggang Province comes under scrutiny

Farm managers at a collective farm in Taehongdan County, Ryanggang Province, are being investigated for their involvement in a corruption scandal, Daily NK has...

Chagang Province forestry official executed for illegal corn farm

The head of a local forest management office in Chagang Province was recently executed for removing saplings from state-owned land and planting corn in...

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