Mr. Daniel Debrah

Position: Assistant Research Scientist

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Tel: 0244135299

Professional fields of interest:

Forest landscape restoration ecology; Biodiversity with focus on arthropods study, degraded mine site rehabilitation, Climate Action Advocate

Professional background

  1. Masters of Forestry science- University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  2. BSc Forest Res. Tech. (land reclamation), KNUST, Ghana
  3. Diploma Nat. Res, Mgt. (Forestry option), KNUST, Ghana

Research Project

  1. Development of silvicultural prescriptions based on research trials for the establishment and management of forest plantations in Ghana
  2. Importance of provenance testing on the growth, flowering and fruiting of Tetrapleura tetraptera

Selected Publications

Amponsah J. O., Maleeku B. K., Asomaning J. M., Djagbletey G. D. Debrah D. K, F. Kumah & Tandoh P.K (2018) Phenology and seed germination improvement of Terminalia superba and Terminalia ivorensis in a moist semi-deciduous forest of Ghana. Ghana Journal of Forestry, 34(1) pp 1-14

Awards/Fellowships Dean’s Award:

  1. New Zealand Development scholarship(NDS)
  2. Idea Wild Equipment grant award


  1. Ecological society of Australia
  2. New Zealand Ecological Society
  3. New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF)
  4. UC-Alumni

About us

Forestry Research Institute of Ghana is one of the 13 institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It is located at Fumesua near Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It started as a research unit within the Forestry Department in 1962. It was fully established as a research institute and named FOREST PRODUCTS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FPRI) under the then Ghana Academy of Sciences in 1964 and in 1968 placed under the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Contact us

The Director
Forestry Research Institute of Ghana, P. O. Box UP 63 KNUST
Kumasi, Ghana

Tel :+233-(0)3220-60123/60373
Fax :+233-(0)3220-60121
Email : [email protected]