description

iati-activities/iati-activity/transaction/description

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

Definition

A human-readable description of the transaction.

Rules

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

Example Usage

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

  <transaction ref="1234" humanitarian="1">
   <transaction-type code="1" />
   <transaction-date iso-date="2012-01-01" />
   <value currency="EUR" value-date="2012-01-01">1000</value>   
   <description>
    <narrative>Transaction description text</narrative>
   </description>
   <provider-org provider-activity-id="BB-BBB-123456789-1234AA" type="10" ref="BB-BBB-123456789">
    <narrative>Agency B</narrative>
   </provider-org>
   <receiver-org receiver-activity-id="AA-AAA-123456789-1234" type="23" ref="AA-AAA-123456789">
    <narrative>Agency A</narrative>
   </receiver-org>
   <disbursement-channel code="1" />
   <sector vocabulary="2" code="111" />
   <!--Note: only a recipient-region OR a recipient-country is expected-->
   <recipient-country code="TM" />
   <recipient-region code="616" vocabulary="1" />   
   <flow-type code="10" />
   <finance-type code="110" />
   <aid-type code="A01" />   
   <tied-status code="3" />
  </transaction>

Changelog

2.01

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

Developer tools

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Subelements

Last updated on 2015-12-07