From the schema
Can occur: Min = 0, Max = Unlimited
A longer, human-readable description. May be repeated for different languages.
|@type||Free text describing the type of thing being referenced.|
This element also references "textAtts"
Attribute group for elements containing free text content.
Standard compliance test(s) for /description/@type
- Must be on: Description Type Codelist
Below is a General description (type=“1”) of an activity in English.
It may be appropriate to repeat this description in other languages.
This also assumes that English has NOT been declared as the default language for this activity in the <iati-activity> element. If it had been, it is recommended not to re-declare the language attribute again.
<description type="1" xml:lang="en"> Description text </description>