Umm Abirieh Farm

As Doha paves its way into becoming a major metropolitan area by 2030, it takes on the parallel challenge of achieving 70% food security over a ten year plan starting in 2013. By designating one-third of the metropolitan area as a greenbelt zone dedicated to farming and food production, Qatar seeks to transform the arid desert landscape surrounding its capital city into a prosperous food production machine able to sustain its future self-sufficiency target.