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Jointly owned forests

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A jointly owned forest is an area belonging to a real estate, and it is intended to be used for sustainable forestry for the benefit of its shareholders. Jointly owned forests are private land and have no obligations.  

Jointly owned forests have been established in Finland since the end of the 19th century. Nowadays there are over 500 jointly owned forests, with a total area of 800,000 hectares.