October 19, 2012
North Korea's Economic Reform Gamble
Steve Finch, The Diplomat
For years, farm collectives across North Korea have been required to hand over almost all of their produce – well below the minimum needed to feed the country’s 24 million people – to the state.
In recent months though a growing number of reports have suggested the world’s last planned economy is about to initiate much-needed agricultural reforms.
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