Mohammed Almahfali


Mohammed Almahfali is a fellow researcher at CMES. He received his Ph.D. in Arabic literature from Cairo University in 2014, and worked at Hadhramout University, Yemen as an assistant professor. Mohammed’s research interests include equitable access to health, youth initiatives, capacity-building in higher education and sustainable post-conflict recovery strategies to address the challenges in Yemen for the coming years.

Among his recent research is the RAPP project for an annotated bibliography about Human Rights in the Arab world. Mohammed has also been involved in work concerning how art and media can be used as tools to enhance democracy, gender equity and social justice in Yemen. He is currently working in the EU-funded EMME project (Environmental Management in the Middle East), which aims to develop capacity in universities in Yemen and Iran, to deal with environmental issues in these countries.


Research Projects

Environmental Management in the Middle East (EMME)

Research, Advocacy and Public Policy-making (RAPP)




Books (5)
Articles (12)
Book chapters (1)
Conference contributions (4)
Reviews (13)
Articles in specialist publications and popular press (1)
Newspaper articles (125)
Miscellaneous (1)



Phone: +46 46 2227464

Mobile: +46  732450411

LU Research Portal

Visiting address

Finngatan 16
223 62 Lund


Yemen, Human Rights in the Arab World, Capacity-building in Higher Education, Sustainable and Equitable Post-conflict Recovery