This proposal is part of the 2.03 upgrade process, please comment by replying below.
**Schema Object** iati-activity/transaction/related-reference/@ref
**Type of Change** Schema addition
**Issue** In an activity that involves earmarked funding from more than one funder it is currently not possible to trace the financial flow through the activity. This is of particular relevance to pooled funds. A reference shared between a commitment (or incoming funds transaction) and a disbursement would clarify this.
- Add element iati-activity/transaction/related-reference
- Definition: An internal reference that creates a link between two transactions within a single activity. The value in transaction/related-reference/@ref should be the same as transaction/@ref in another transaction.
- Occurs: 0..*
- Add attribute iati-activity/transaction/related-reference/@ref
- Definition: A value that matches the value in transaction/@ref in another transaction.
- Occurs: 1..1