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Independent experts nominated by country party

Lersak Rewtarkulpaiboon

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Other Disciplines
1. Integrated water resources management 2. Drought

3. Sustainable agriculture 4. Disaster risk management
Thematic Areas
Integrated water resources management
Sustainable agriculture
Disaster risk management
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
Job function
Director General
Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation
Telephone number
+66 2 579 1715
Work experience
I have thirty-seven years of experience working in the field of irrigation engineering and integrated water resources management and drought. I previously held positions in these fields as follows : 1) Deputy Director General of the Royal Irrigation Department 2) expert in irrigation engineering (water resources management) and the advisory of the Irrigation Development Institute 3) Irrigation Engineer on Operation and Maintenance 4) Lecturer at School of irrigation (Irrigation principle and Water drainage) 5) Vice-chairman of the committee on Agrarian Reform policy Advocacy 6) Training Service Orientation in Irrigation at German Foundation for International Development (DSE), the Federal Republic of Germany 7) Training Approximate Modernization and Management of Irrigation system at The UNESCO-IHE, the Kingdom of the Netherlands etc. All of these were the part of my precious experiences for being an expert in integrated water resources management and drought.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
1. B.S. in C.E. (CIVIL ENGINEERING) Manuel L. Quezon University, Manila, the Republic of the Philippines, (1978)
2. M.S.A.E. (Soil & Water Cons.) Gregorio ARANETA UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, Manila, The Republic of the Philippines (1979)
3. Certificate in Irrigation Engineering, School of Irrigation, Thailand. (1977)
Number of Publications
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1. Development of Master Plan for Management of Water-related Natural Disaster : Floods, Droughts and Landslides, under the cooperation of The Asian Institute of Technology, Rangsit University and Kasetsart University, supported by the Thai Research Fund

2. Master plan project for Songkhla Lake Basin development, under the cooperation of Prince of Songkhla University, Thaksin University and Songkhla Rajabhat University, supported by the Office of the Nature Resourced and Environmental Policy and Planning 2005
Other activities
1. President of the Foundation for Integration of water Management (Thailand)
2. Participating 4th World Water Forum at the United Mexican States, supported by GWPSEA and JWF fund (2006)
3. Providing Irrigation Design and Water Management Course for the Lecturers from irrigation Development Institute in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
4. Participating the seminar on Research Network on Irrigation Management for Crop Diversification in Rice Based System (IMCD) at the Republic of Indonesia, supported by International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI) Fund
5. Training of Trainees in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) holding by Neuchatel University, the Swiss Confederation
1. Colonel Jinda Na Songkla’s Shield of Honor, The Best Organization for Human Resources Management Encouragement (2009)

2. Colonel Jinda Na Songkla’s Decoration of Honor, The Best Executive for Human Resources Management (2011)
3. Student Award in the field of public administrator from Kasesart University Alumni Association, 2015
Organisation nature
Integrated water resources management and drought
Organisation street address
The Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation
50 Phahonyothin Road, Chatuchak
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