About Khalafalla Omer

Khalafalla Omer is a Licentiate member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). An architect and urban planner, he holds a master‘s degree in Urban Development and Planning from the University of Manchester. He is interested in urban policy, neighbourhood planning, and housing projects. He has worked as site architect with Bayaty Architects, UAE. He has been involved in promoting inclusive housing policy for urban stakeholders in Khartoum city, in reviewing the Sudan National Urban Policy, and in reviewing the draft copy of the UK National Planning Policy Framework. He is the author of numerous academic papers related to urban development and planning.

Urban Regeneration After Catastrophe: The Fire at Omdurman Market

By |2019-01-30T09:46:50+02:00January 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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