CIEER is an
501 c(3) nonprofit educational and research organization developed in
1998 to promote the conservation of bio-cultural traditional knowledge
and plant biodiversity. We serve as a focal point for the exchange of
ethnomedicinal knowledge and to establish an international network of
ethnobotanical researchers. CIEER's goals are to
Traditional Botanical Knowledge in indigenous languages.
library and information services to Native Peoples (primarily Native Hawaiians
and Native Americans).
individuals interested in the history, culture, and contributions of Native
4) Educate the public concerning the use of plants for healing by traditional
cultures and to promote the safe and effective use of medicinal plants.
GOALS AND RESULTS
Accomplishments for Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2005
Managing Editorial Responsibilities for E-Journal: Ethnobotany
Research and Applications
Launch Native Hawaiian Botanical Heritage Library Project
Launch Interactive Identification Guides to Traditional Hawaiian
Objectives for Fiscal Year Beginning January 1, 2006
To seek additional funding for above projects currently under
Deliver sceintific journal with membership exceeding 1800 members
Continue to provide library and information services to Native