Food security in North Korea is expected to deteriorate

Apr 2016

According to a FAO update, North Korea’s total food production – including cereals, soybeans and potatoes in cereal equivalent - is estimated to have fallen in 2015, the first drop since 2010. Cristina Coslet, FAO Country Monitor, gives an overview of the situation, illustrating the production gap, its causes and FAO’s work in supporting the implementation of Disaster Risk Reduction measures.