Dante A. Caponera’s basic textbook on water law and administration, Principles of Water Law and Administration – National and International, 2nd edition, revised and updated by AIDA’s Vice-Chairperson Marcella Nanni (published by Taylor & Francis, 2007), was translated into Spanish by AIDA member Alejandro Vergara

This Special Issue of Water International articulates the opportunities and challenges surrounding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) through multiple disciplinary lenses: its possibilities as a basis for a new era of cooperation in the Eastern Nile basin; its regional and global implications; its benefits