description

iati-activities/iati-activity/country-budget-items/budget-item/description

This is the reference page for the XML element description. See also the relevant overview page: Budgets

Definition

A longer, human-readable description. May be repeated for different languages.

Attributes

@type

A machine readable code describing the type of thing being referenced. The value should be available on a related codelist.

This value must be of type xsd:string.

This value must be on the DescriptionType codelist.

@xml:lang

ISO 2 letter code specifying the language of text in this element.

This value must be on the Language codelist.

Example Usage

Example usage of description in context of budget-item element.

  <country-budget-items vocabulary="2">
   <budget-item code="1.1.1">
    <description>Description text</description>
   </budget-item>
  </country-budget-items>

It may be appropriate to repeat the description in other languages using xml:lang attribute. In this example, the language en has been set in the ‘’iati-activity’’ element:

  <country-budget-items vocabulary="2">
   <budget-item code="1.1.1" percentage="50">
     <description>Description text</description>
     <description xml:lang="fr">Texte de description</description>
   </budget-item>
   <budget-item code="1.1.2" percentage="50">
    <description>Description text</description>
    <description xml:lang="fr">Texte de description</description>
   </budget-item>
  </country-budget-items>

Developer tools

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