Lots of farming, lots of hunger
North Korea still has most of its citizens depend on agriculture for survival, and farming remains a major activity every season. But as more and more farming gets done, reports of increasing hunger also become public. It’s an ironic balance that’s hard to understand, especially for a foreigner. Where does all the harvested food go? This photo shows how big a deal farming is here; the farming lands are quite expansive. But as it turns out, most of this food isn’t for the farmers themselves, as are the farms. Some of it is reportedly grabbed by government officials after the harvest.