What North Korea’s Markets Could Tell Us About Its Food Security

by Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein

Source: Lihi Koren/Flickr

In early May, the United Nation’s World Food Program (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization warned that 40 percent of North Korea’s population – 10.1 million people – “are food insecure and in urgent need of food assistance.” In findings based off a two-week fact-finding trip to North Korea.