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North Korea

6 current projects
0.44 m. € funding in 2020
15,000 people reached in 2020

Internal events in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea are largely a mystery to the rest of the world. The country’s government is very authoritarian and strongly isolated internationally, both from without and within. A weak economy and regular extreme weather events have led to hunger and food crises in the past. Food production is threatened by flooding and extreme drought. Welthungerhilfe has been working in the Communist country since 1996. It is the only German NGO with an office in the capital city of Pyongyang.

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Good Prospects for Little Sprouts

Climate change further aggravates the tense food situation in North Korea. Projects for better seeds give hope.

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