Alec Forss was Quoted on Radio Free Asia about Deforestation in North Korea
May 19, 2020: Alec Forss, project coordinator and editor with ISDP’s Korea Center, spoke to Radio Free Asia (Korean) about deforestation in North Korea.
“Food shortages have led to the clearing of forests by farmers in order to cultivate sloped land for agriculture . . . While part of the answer is to stop cultivating sloped land, food shortages may force farmers to prioritize food production over conservation.”