All posts tagged "sweet potatoes"

  • Children enjoy an event at a farm in Seoul to harvest sweet potatoes. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea sends sweet potatoes to N. Korea for ‘nutritional’ aid

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea approved the shipment of unprocessed sweet potatoes to North Korea last month by a civilian group here, an official said Monday, amid speculation that Seoul may be easing restrictions on humanitarian aid...

    • Posted January 5, 2015
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  • Park Hyung-seo explains the project to send sweet potato cultivation to North Korea.
    Organization helps North Korean food shortage with sweet potatoes

    A North American organization is supporting better children’s nutrition and spreading agricultural techniques to North Korea. The organization, led by Canadian Korean Park Hyung-seo, is working to teach North Koreans cultivation methods for sweet potatoes. In May...

    • Posted August 12, 2014
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