Disease control efforts are impacting compost production, sources
Daily NK sources have reported that North Korea’s efforts aimed at combating the spread of COVID-19 have begun to impact compost production this year.
North Korean authorities are reportedly failing to emphasize fulfilling composting-related quotas as they normally do in the beginning of the year.
“Many North Koreans haven’t achieved their composting quotas this year,” a source in Ryanggang Province told Daily NK on Mar. 18. “The government is focusing on preventing the spread of the coronavirus and hasn’t pressured people to meet their quotas.”
The government is also failing to provide logistical support for composting activities, Daily NK sources said. ......