Video: Innovation and Resilience (Case Study Sharing)

Event: Forum on Successful Project Design and Implementation: Navigating toward an Inclusive and Green Recovery

Video: Innovation and Resilience (Case Study Sharing)

10 November 2021

This session presents case studies from countries that illustrate examples of innovative actions and decisions taken by project implementers to make projects more resilient during the pandemic. This session also looks at the challenges in climate change, fragile and conflict-affected situations, and small island developing states. The case studies provide the project context, issues, alternative courses of action, best option possible, and results.


Xiaoqin (Emma) Fan, Director, Public Mgt., Financial Sector, & Regional Coop Division (EAPF), EARD


Tonga: Renewable Energy Project

  • Ranishka Yasanga Wimalasena, Energy Specialist, Energy Division, Pacific Subregional Office in Suva, Fiji (SPSO), PARD
  • Nikolasi Fonua, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Tonga Power Limited, Nuku’alofa, Tonga

Nepal: Tanahu Hydropower Project

  • Aaron Dennis, Social Development Specialist, Energy Division (SAEN), SARD
  • Pradeep Thike, Deputy Managing Director, Nepal Electrical Authority
Type of Content: 
Learning Event


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