Hello Cortney, Thank you for your comments. Please find our responses to those comments. More broadly, how does your solution of the Save and Revitalize program scale up into a vision for Uganda's food system in 2050? Save the environment by intensive crop production, one that is both highly productive and environmentally sustainable and revitalize is by improving the performance of the agricultural sector As 2050 draws closer urgent action is required to address major challenges: Climate change, low productivity, and food waste, training and engaging women and youth as the future producers. Actions that are required to help farmers cope with climate change as well as tackle the above challenges would ensure sustainable food security come 2050. For example, Governments and NGOs should therefore promote policies that encourage ‘climate-smart’ agriculture, which integrates food security, climate change adaptation and mitigation. They should also adopt a multi-sectoral approach to tackling the impact of climate change on food systems. The best ways of helping farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change would be Conservation agriculture, which involves the use of minimum tillage, the retention of organic matter and crop rotation, can help farmers reduce their carbon emissions, increase crop yields and cope with climatic variability. Agroforestry, which involves planting trees on farmland, can sequester carbon, improve soil fertility and raise smallholders’ incomes. Where appropriate, policymakers should encourage these sorts of climate-smart activities. What would life look like in 2050 if you achieved your solution? Since the project is all about the sustainable intensification of smallholder crop production it would lead to high productivity and improve the wellbeing of the population and the farming communities. The overall objective of the programme is to stimulate economic prosperity and food security in northern Uganda by improving the performance of the agricultural sector through tackling the current challenges to agriculture production and food security for the future farming. It aimed to improve the economic conditions of farming communities in the sub region as well as other areas in the future by addressing weaknesses in the production, post harvest and consumption loses and market that would lead to sustainable agriculture and food security for the growing population. How might you evolve your Vision to make it more inclusive and systemic for your local food system and its numerous stakeholders? The importance of a multisectoral approach can be illustrated by considering food waste as one example. It is estimated that up to a third of all food is lost or wasted each year. This implies that a third of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions are in vain. Waste occurs during production, after harvest, in the distribution system, during processing and in the home. Tackling waste therefore requires a range of activities, such as improving access to markets, providing better storage facilities, encouraging consumers not to waste food and reducing post-harvest losses on the farm. Policies and actions which are designed to help farmers cope with climate change must work across a range of landscapes, from the village to the district to the country; and at a range of different biophysical scales, from the farm to the watershed. Thanks for your time. Please keep them coming. Yours sincerely, Godfrey Obua.