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Assessing Cause and Effect: Food price stability and the Korean People’s Won

Despite turbulence in the upper echelons of political power in Pyongyang, rice prices in North Korea proved remarkably stable at the end of 2013. This may be due to favorable farming conditions and the resulting increase in grain output that … Continue reading

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Moving towards Slow Recovery?

In May 2012, the UN published an overview of needs and assistance for the DPRK. In the report, the FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) …estimated in October 2011 the total cereal import requirement in 2011/12 at 739,000 … Continue reading

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