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A farmer harvests rice in Guyana.

Keeping crop diversity is a way to help farmers deal with climate change.

Reducing poverty, promoting prosperity and protecting the planet

United Nations development efforts profoundly affect the lives and well-being of millions of people throughout the world. They are based on the conviction that lasting international peace and security are possible only if the economic prosperity and the well-being of people everywhere is assured.

What are those development efforts?

The main ones are:

Which UN Bodies and Offices are working on development?


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