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Terms of Reference (TOR) For Translation of the Climate change policy draft to Somali language.

Posted: 25 January 2021
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24 February 2021 Communication somaliland Full Time World Vision International
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Terms of Reference (TOR)


Translation of the Climate change policy draft to Somali language.


World Vision International is a child focused and community based, relief and development agency. World Vision Somaliland Program in Resilience and Livelihood sector is currently implementing a project named (Reversing land Degradation through Scaling up ever Green Agriculture) funded by Australia.

The project target is two districts Baki and Odwaine districts. The project interventions includes increase of ever green agriculture and environmental conservation and rangeland. Environmental conservation, improve access of better livelihoods in both two districts.

Objective of the TOR.

The project’s interventions include:

Selection and Adaption of Extension manual and guidelines exist and in place. Translate National climate change policy to Somali language

WV wishes to translate the national climate change policy into Somali Language in order to put in place the key policy instrument for dealing with potential climate change impacts in the country and should act as a guide in integrating climate change response across all key economic, environment and social sectors, so as to better manage future challenges and disasters posed by climate change. Therefore, WV seeks a qualified consultant to translate national climate change policy drafted in English to simple and easy to understand Somali language.

Scope of Work

The consultant is expected to undertake the following tasks:

Translate the national climate change policy using simple and easily to understandable Somali language and ensure the contents and processes are aligned to the set objectives of the policy.

Ensure that the language used captures all concepts and enabling environment (policy and legal framework) which coordinates and harmonizes climate change responses and interventions throughout key development sectors.

Proof read the translated national climate change policy to confirm that all concepts are well captured in appropriate Somali language.

Ensuring quality check; ensuring that no typographical errors are left in the final text.

Time Frame

The consultancy will be for a maximum of 20 days to submit the policy draft effective from date of signing of the contract.


National Climate change policy translated from English language to Somali language;


Item Description

# of Pages

# of Words


National Climate Change Policy draft



Preferred Qualifications (Essential)

A master degree in Science preferably Climate change, Environmental Science, NRM, Development study etc. with at least 3 years of work experience.

Experience in similar translation tasks Fluent in English and Somali

Proven capacity and ability to undertake translations on time to meet the deadlines. High proficient in computer skills

Application files required

A letter of application stating how you fit with the requirements of the consultancy. Detailed cost, either per page or per word.

A detailed CV.

A copy of the Msc / degrees /diplomas /certificates; and other relevant supporting documents. Must be able to show proof of previous work submitting the original text and translated work

from English to Somali.

Submission of Applications

Interested candidates are requested to submit their technical and financial proposals to World Vision Hargeisa Office, on or before 4th February, 2021 12:00 PM.