Signing of Japanese ODA Loan Agreement with Cambodia: Contributing to COVID-19 crisis response in Cambodia through the provision of budget support

[Goal 1]No Poverty
[Goal 3] Good Health and Well-Being
[Goal 8] Decent Work and Economic Growth


On Nov. 10, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a loan agreement with the Royal Government of Cambodia in Phnom Penh to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to 25 billion yen for the COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support Loan.

The objective of the program loan is to subsidize the country’s recovery from the social and economic downturn caused by COVID-19 through budget support for the implementation of the COVID-19 Master Plan and related policies. This program loan will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goals 1, 3 and 8.

Details for the program loan are provided below.


1. Terms and Amount of Loan
Project title Amount
(million yen)
Annual interest rate (%) Repayment
Project Consulting
the COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support Loan 25,000 0.01 - 15 4 General untied

2. Executing Agency
Ministry of Economy and Finance
Address: Street 92, Sangkat Wat Phnom, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

3. Planned Implementation Schedule
(1) Completion of program loan: December 2020 – when the loan is executed
(2) Issuing of letters of invitation for consulting services (including detailed design work):
No hiring of consultants is planned for this program loan.
(3) Tender announcement of initial procurement package for international competitive bidding on project construction:
No work in conjunction with bidding is planned for this program loan.

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