This section will introduce Practical Tip #5, which calls for a templated, open and disciplined way to collect and vet reform proposals. You need to have a disciplined way to collect and vet proposals considering the thousands of issues that you have to deal with. These documents can be downloaded from the PPD website (www.publicprivatedialogue.org).
Examples and templates are presented on how to harvest proposals in a disciplined matter. The formats used are rational, evidence-based, participatory, and transparent. It should be clearly indicated and openly communicated who submits what issues/proposals. Tools on how to track the systems for accountability are also presented, including a filtering process to ensure transparency and fairness. Concrete examples of filtering processes at the Tajikistan Investment Council and Bosnia’s Bulldozer Initiative and Zambia are shown, including another example of advocacy effectiveness from the Nepal Business Forum.