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North Korean food harvest improving, but still tight : FAO

Tuesday, 13 November 2012 By Abdul Ahad ROME: Food production in North Korea has risen for a second year but the impoverished country still faces shortages and widespread malnutrition, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation on Monday. The UN organisation forecast a 10 percent increase in the main 2012 harvests and 2013 early season crops compared with a year earlier, and said production was expected to hit 5.8 million metric tons. The country faced a…

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