Dear helpdesk,

In the design of our IATI activities, we were wondering if the ministry has a preference or advice regarding the timespan of activities to be uploaded in IATI.

When focusing on IATI as a system to report programme results, we were thinking of uploading activities for the entire programme period (e.g. a country programme for 5 years). This would allow us to set targets for the 5 year programme and show progress towards the end result over the 5 subsequent years.

On the other hand, the set-up of IATI clearly focuses on one year-budgets, commitments and disbursements. Following this logic, we should upload IATI activities per project contract. 

Does the ministry has a preference regarding one of the above?

Thanks in advance for your response.