This website is provided by Global Project One-Plus-One, an NGO, which aims to provide some form of cooperation and collaboration between the local commuity in northern Yokohama and the rest of the world. Akira Toyao heads the project: here is a brief profile of his.


Akira Toyao was born in 1949 in Tokyo, Japan. After graduationg from International Christian University in Tokyo, he joined a Japanese IT company. He was stationed in Jordan, Iran and the United Arab Emirates (Abdabi) for the telecommunications businesses.


Later on, he became a JICA (the Japan International Cooperation Agency) expert for an IT project in the Philippines and worked at the University of the Philippines, Diliman campus in Manila, for four years. 


He lives in Aoba-ku, Yokohama. 



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