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Independent experts nominated by country party

Kidtimonton Surasri

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Environmental sciences/ecology
Thematic Areas
Integrated water resources management
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
Job function
Deputy Director General
Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation
Telephone number
+68 1774 1473
Work experience
I have twenty-eight years of experience working in the field of resources management and drought. I previously held positions in these fields as a member of the following committee : 1) the Ad Hoc Committee of the Senate on Studying Preventive Measures and Solving Problems of Agricultural and Natural Disaster Areas, 2) the Ad Hoc Subcommittee Considering the Solution of Water Problems in the Southern Part of Thailand, and the Solution of Flood Problem and Managing Water in Bangkok and the Eastern Part of Thailand, 3) the Subcommittee Planning to Decrease the Effect of Flood and Drought, 4) the committee Reconsidering and Providing Strategic Reports in Twenty-Five Watershed Development of the Royal Irrigation Department. I also participated in the Meeting of Japan-Thailand Economic Partnership Agreement (JTEPA) at Japan. Finally, I have gained knowledge and high-level experiences in integrated water resources management and drought from those above mentioned work
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
1. B.Eng. (Civil Engineering - Irrigation), Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1988
2. M.Eng. (Irrigation Engineering and Management), Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, 1993
3. Ph.D. (Science for Engineering and Agricultural Technology), Okayama University, Okayama, Japan 1998
4. Advanced Certificate Course in Public Administration and Law for Executives, King Prajadhipok’s Institute, Bangkok, Thailand, 2010
5. Diploma, National Defence College, The Joint State-Private Sector Course, Bangkok, Thailand National Defence College, 2014
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Kidtimonton, S. and T. Mitsuno. 1998. The classification of water shortage degree of irrigated plot area in command area by LP technique, Hiikawa-karyu irrigation project, Japan. Journal of Faculty of Environmental Science and Technology, Okayama University. 3, 105-120
2. Kidtimonton, S. Mitsuno, T. and H. Toriii. 2011. The evaluation and analysis of natural water storage capacity by water supply duration curve. Transactions of the Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Reclamation Engineering. 1998, 17-23.
3. Kidtimonton, S. 1998. Studies on water resources and irrigation system management. Okayama University, 1998, 163 p.
4. Kidtimonton, S. 1993. An optimization-simulation approach to Dry Season Irrigation Planning : Phitsanulok, Thailand. AIT Thesis Asian Institute of Technology. Bangkok. Thailand
5. Kidtimonton, S. 2014. The operation of Weather modification under the ASEAN community, Research for the National Defense College, The Joint State-Private Sector Course, Thailand National Defense College
Other activities
1. The Meeting of the Bilateral Cooperation Between the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives of Thailand and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, The Republic of South Africa (2006)

2. The Committee Planning Strategic Plan for Irrigation Development of the Royal Irrigation Department (2007)
3. The study of Management and Development of Water in Drought Areas at the Hellenic Republic and the Arab Republic of Egypt (2008)
4. Strategy and Innovation for Business in Asia, College of Management Mahidol University and Sloan School of Management, MIT (The United States of America) (2013)
5. The Committee Planning Strategic Plan for Integrated Agricultural Development in Potential Areas of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (2013)
1. The 1st runner up award-The team with excellent work for developing knowledge of the Royal Irrigation Department (2007)
2. The assistant of the Director General of the Royal Irrigation Department in analysis a flash flood situation in 2011 (2011)
3. A member of the Ad Hoc Subcommittee Considering the Solutions of Flood Problems and Water Resources Management in the Northern part of Thailand (2011)
Organisation nature
Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation
Organisation street address
The Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation 50 Phahonyothin Road, Chatuchak
Organisation city
Organisation post code
Organisation country