İbrahim Kahramanoğlu holds a PhD in Postharvest Biology and Technology and works as a lecturer at the European University of Lefke (Northern Cyprus). He received a BSc in Horticulture and MSc in Plant Protection. He previously worked in the alternative crops projects of USAID in Cyprus and was the managing director of Alnar Narcilik Ltd. for 8 years. He has practical experiences in fruit production (especially pomegranate, olive and citrus); control of pests, diseases and weeds; and Good Agricultural Practices. However, his main studies are about postharvest handling of fruits; novel technologies for handling and storage; sustainable horticulture; environmental resource protection; food safety; and value adding to horticultural crops.