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Fahad Al-Attiya:
A country with no water

TEDxSummit · 8:46 · Filmed Apr 2012
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Fahad Al-Attiya: A country with no water
8:46 · Filmed April 2012 at TEDxSummit · Subtitles available in 37 languages

Imagine a country with abundant power — oil and gas, sunshine, wind (and money) — but missing one key essential for life: water. Infrastructure engineer Fahad Al-Attiya talks about the unexpected ways that the small Middle Eastern nation of Qatar creates its water supply.

Food security expert
Fahad Al-Attiya's job is to maintain food security in Qatar, a country that has no water and imports 90 percent of its food. Full bio
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