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

Data type for an element that must contain human-readable text. The information may be repeated in different languages.

Rules

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

Example Usage

Example usage of description of budget-item element, a child element of country-budget-items.

  <country-budget-items vocabulary="4">
   <budget-item code="1844" percentage="50">
    <description>
     <narrative>Description text</narrative>
    </description>
   </budget-item>
   <budget-item code="1900" percentage="50">
    <description>
     <narrative>Description text</narrative>
    </description>
   </budget-item>
  </country-budget-items>

Changelog

2.01

Freetext is no longer allowed with this element. It should now be declared with the new child narrative element, but only in particular use-cases.

The @type attribute was removed.

Developer tools

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