The Kalmar Declaration

Bild på Kalmar slott med vatten i förgrunden.The 2003 Kalmar Declaration describes the Nordic countries’ overall vision for how NordGen will work with genetic resources. It is this document that forms the basis of our work.

The Kalmar declaration regulates access and rights to genetic resources in the Nordic Countries and states that all seed samples that are kept in the gene bank, with the exception of the backup copies, are under joint Nordic administration and that they are publicly available.

Read The Kalmar Declaration