ZIMBABWE’S macroeconomic environment remains stressed, with negative impacts expected in the supply of inputs during the 2018/19 agricultural season, the Famine Early Warning System Network (Fewsnet) has warned. A crippling liquidity crisis threatens the country’s fragile recovery and Zimbabwe has struggled to attract fresh capital or lines of credit since dollarisation in 2009. “As the foreign currency crisis persists, it is likely that fertiliser shortages will continue to be experienced during the outlook period as fertiliser companies face challenges in importing raw materials,” Fewsnet said in its September 2018 to January 2019 report. The local fertiliser industry needs $120 million in foreign currency to meet this year’s demand for 600 000 tonnes of input. “Because of the prevailing economic challenges,…