Fahad Al-Attiya:
A country with no water

TEDxSummit · 8:46 · Filmed Apr 2012
1,238,380 Total views
Your impact
Share this talk and
track your influence!

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
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxSummit, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.



Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Don't have an account? Sign up now — it's fast and free.
Sort comments by
There are currently no comments for this talk.