Ernest Debrah

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Ernest Akobuor Debrah
Member of the Ghana Parliament
for Tano North
Assumed office
January 2005
Preceded byJoe Donkor
29th Minister for Food and Agriculture (Ghana)
In office
February 2005 – January 2009
PresidentJohn Kufuor
Preceded byMajor Courage Quashigah
Succeeded byKwesi Ahwoi
Personal details
Born (1947-06-03) 3 June 1947 (age 71)
DiedApril 6, 2016[1]
Accra, Ghana.
Political partyNew Patriotic Party

Ernest Akobuor Debrah (3 June 1947  – April 6, 2016)[1] is a Ghanaian politician. He has been Minister for Food and Agriculture (Ghana) (February 2005 to January 2009), having previously served as Regional Minister for Brong-Ahafo and then Regional Minister for the Northern Region from February 2001 to January 2004. He was elected to Parliament from Tano North in December 2004.

He was given an award in 2009 during the Farmers' Day celebrations.[2]


  1. ^ a b Ernest Debrah, Former-Agric Minister Dies at 69, The Accra Report, April 6, 2016, retrieved April 6, 2016
  2. ^ "Ministry Of Food And Agriculture Honours Past Ministers". Official Website. Ghana Government. Retrieved 7 August 2012.


Parliament of Ghana
Preceded by
Joe Donkor
Member of Parliament for Tano North
2005 – present
Political offices
Preceded by
Northern Region Minister
? –?
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Brong Ahafo Region Minister
2001 –2004
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Courage Quashigah
Minister for Food and Agriculture
2005 –2009
Succeeded by
Kwesi Ahwoi