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Topic - Jim White
What's ailing elk in the upper Clearwater River basin isn't a mystery.
Primitive farming techniques; a lack of arable land in a rugged, mountainous country; and the suspected diversion of food to military and ruling party elites have contributed to widespread hunger in North Korea's poorest areas, aid groups say.
Scythe in hand, a woman slices through a bright green field of rice. Oxen plod down country roads pulling carts piled high with harvested stalks of grain.
"The child's brain needs protein," said Mr. White, who was part of the September group that traveled North Korea. "They need fat. They can't just grow on starches."
"You may see a whole field of green rice plants swaying in the breeze — which we saw a lot of — but the rains knocked down a lot of the pollination needed at critical times," said Jim White of Mercy Corps. "The rice never properly matured."