If you had already tried to use Richfaces Combo Box for populating the 'id-value' pairs, you would have noticed that the dropdown/combo box will be populated with id's, rather than values. It's not a bug or a problem with richfaces framework, but a different design. There's a workaround for this, which lets you use the 'Richfaces Suggestion Box' component, to work like a combo box or a dropdown list.
Below is the sample code snippet from a facelets file, which acts like a combo box:
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