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Edit a project document for publication about aquatic and fisheries in Viet Nam

UNDP Viet Nam

29 Nov 2017 This opportunity is no longer available Share
29 Nov 2017 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
We have 2 project documents of about 3,000 words in total. The main content is about fisheries and aquatic resources in Vietnam. We need the support of an online volunteer to check the English to see if it was written smoothly with the accurate use of words and sentence structures. The document will be used in a conference in Vietnam on Dec 8-9th, so we need a volunteer who can deliver the edited version in 2 days since receiving the document. Your work is to read the document, use the track change tool in Word Office to show us necessary changes. If the content is not clear, can you point out inappropriate uses of words and suggest the most appropriate alternative? The selected volunteer will receive the document via e-mail and be given due credit on the final version.
Writing and editing
Forestry and fisheries
The project aims at poverty reduction, environmental protection and sustainable development for the people of Binh Thuan province in Vietnam by applying science and technology in the farming practices of local people, in order to improve the quality of products and create a prerequisite for sustainable development for local people.
Volunteers: 1 needed
1-5 hours per week / 1 weeks
Native speaker of English - Should be from (one of) the following background: development study, agriculture, biology, fisheries, marine study, aquatic study - Be familiar with the language in the development fields - Be able to deliver the work within 2 DAYS since receiving the document - Conform to the deadline - Responsible, ready and supportive
Viet Nam

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