About Khalafalla Omer

Khalafalla Omer is an architect and urban planner. He is currently working for Planning Aid England to review the progress of neighborhood planning in Lancashire district, UK. He has been involved in reviewing The UK National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and The Road Map to Sudan National Urban Policy (SNUP). He has been taking the the role of developing neighborhood plans, proposing property development projects, creating architecture designs, and monitoring building construction activities. He holds a M.Sc. in Urban Development and Planning, an MBA in Project Management and a B.Sc. in Architecture and Spatial Planning. He is a licentiate member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), the International Development Network (IDN) and the Sudan Engineering Council. He has published many academic publications and is an author for URBANET.

Urban Regeneration After Catastrophe: The Fire at Omdurman Market

By |2019-01-30T09:46:50+01:00January 29th 2019|economic development, , , , |

After the failed response of the local government to the fire at Omdurman Market, it is time to think about an adequate urban regeneration plan that would boost local economic development in Omdurman City, says Khalafalla Omer.

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Policy Reform, not Evictions! The Case of Slum Urbanisation in Khartoum, Sudan

By |2018-09-20T10:51:39+02:00September 20th 2018|housing & informality, urban & metropolitan governance, , , , , |

A radical reform of Khartoum’s housing policy is required to improve the living conditions of slum dwellers. For this, we need to examine the socio-economic situation of the urban poor and of those who live in the city’s informal settlements.

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