GBM

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GBMIsle of Man (International Auto Identification)
GBMGlioblastoma Multiforme
GBMGlomerular Basement Membrane
GBMGay and Bisexual Men
GBMGeometric Brownian Motion (mathematical finance)
GBMGenie Backup Manager (software)
GBMGénie Biomédical (French: Biomedical Engineering)
GBMGame Boy Micro (game console)
GBMGroupe Banque Mondiale (French: World Bank Group)
GBMGuerre Blindés & Matériel (French: Armoured Warfare and Equipment)
GBMGreen Belt Movement
GBMGlobal Banking and Markets
GBMGeneral Business Meeting (various organizations)
GBMGulf Business Machines (est. 1990)
GBMGay Black Male
GBMGlobal Brand Manager
GBMGrand Bend Motorplex
GBMGinger Bread Man
GBMGotham Baseball Magazine (est. 2005; Gotham Sports Media)
GBMGlobal Business Model
GBMGreen Bay Metro (Wisconsin)
GBMGaussian Beam Model
GBMGlobal Battle Manager
GBMGroup Billing Master (insurance)
GBMGrupo Bioquímico de Guatemala SA (Spanish)
GBMGeosphere-Biosphere Model
GBMGlobal Business Market
GBMGLAST (Gamma-Ray Large Area Space Telescope) Burst Monitor (NASA)
GBMGlobal Business Machines
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Devoting her life to reducing poverty and helping the environment,Wangaristarted Kenya's popular green initiative in the 1970s, the Green Belt Movement (GBM) by simply introducing the idea of community-based planting.
Wangari Maathai and the Green Belt Movement received a host of awards, including Japan's Order of the Rising Sun, the Legion d'Honneur and the Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights.
The Green Belt Movement went on to campaign on other issues of importance to women, including education and nutrition.
Over the years, the Green Belt Movement has not only increased tree
By interviewing the many people around her, from intellectual colleagues to political allies to the women who have learned to plant trees via the Green Belt Movement, this documentary weaves in a multifaceted portrait from many points of view.
Maathai decided to establish what came to be known as the Green Belt Movement (GBM), an organization that encouraged grassroots investigation of environmental and cultural degradation as the source of local hunger and poverty.
An inspirational message titled Do The Best You Can from Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement in Kenya, is included at the end of "The Little Hummingbird.
Maathai, the winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the Green Belt Movement, an NGO devoted to sustainable development and women's empowerment, is at her most eloquent when discussing the continent's many environmental challenges, and her passion for the subject radiates through her words.
In 1977 she founded the Green Belt Movement as a means of community mobilisation and social empowerment.
She set up Kenya's Green Belt Movement to combat illegal logging and deforestation.
Environmentalist and activist Wangari Maathai founded Kenya's Green Belt Movement in direct response to the devastated natural resources and poverty caused by the deforestation of her homeland for commercial purposes.
This study offers convincing evidence that farms and forests are in no way mutually exclusive, but that trees are in fact critical to agricultural production everywhere," said Professor Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement.