description

iati-activities/iati-activity/result/description

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

Definition

A longer, human-readable description.

Rules

This element must occur no more than once (within each parent element).

Example Usage

Example usage of description in a result of an iati-activity.

  <result type="1" aggregation-status="1">
   <title>
    <narrative>Result title</narrative>    
   </title>
   <description>
    <narrative>Result description text</narrative>   
   </description>
   <indicator measure="1" ascending="1">
     <title>
      <narrative>Indicator title</narrative>   		 
     </title>
     <description>
      <narrative>Indicator description text</narrative>
     </description>
     <reference vocabulary="1" code="3429" />
     <reference vocabulary="7" code="861" />
     <reference vocabulary="99" code="B1" indicator-uri="http://example.com/indicators.html" />     
     <baseline year="2012" value="10">
      <comment>
       <narrative>Baseline comment text</narrative>
      </comment>
     </baseline>
     <period>
      <period-start iso-date="2013-01-01" />
      <period-end iso-date="2013-03-31" />
      <target value="10">
       <location ref="AF-KAN" />
       <location ref="KH-PNH" />
       <dimension name="sex" value="female" />
       <dimension name="age" value="adult" />
       <comment>
        <narrative>Target comment text</narrative>			
       </comment> 
      </target>
      <actual value="11">
       <location ref="AF-KAN" />
       <location ref="KH-PNH" />
       <dimension name="sex" value="female" />
       <dimension name="age" value="adult" />
       <comment>
         <narrative>Actual comment text</narrative>
       </comment> 
      </actual>
     </period>
   </indicator>
  </result>

Changelog

2.01

Freetext is no longer allowed with this element. It should now be declared with the new child narrative element.

The @type attribute was removed.

Developer tools

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Subelements

Last updated on 2015-12-07