Famine: Cause And Effects Of Food Causes In The Korean War

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Famine: “the incidence of serious food shortage across a country that dangerously affects the nutrition levels, health and livelihood of any people, to the extent that there is a large incidence of acute malnutrition and many people have died of hunger.” – World Food Program
Famine in North Korea is a long history crisis started from food shortage to its worst and being dependent on China and Soviet Union on Food and financial aids. The worst famine cases happened in North Korea is in the 1990s which have killed 1 million North Korean. Noland and Haggard (2008) reported that in the 1990s, 600,000 to 1 million North Koreans, or about 3–5 percent of the pre-crisis population perished in one of the worst famines of the 20th century. Famine cases in 1990s was not the first time in North Korea instead it started in 1950s when they were having a Korean War. During the Korean War North Korea is in short of food supply which made them fully depended on China Soviet Union aids. The second famine erupted within the time of after the official split of these two counterparts. After the official divided of South and North Korea, under the tenure of Kim Il-Sung which has been mandated by The Soviet Union to lead North Korean, he launched a 3, 5 and 7 years economy plan and started a collectivized agriculture and established public distribution system.
In collectivized agriculture, the farmers production all belong to the state and have certain amount or ration in

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