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(ˌlu əˈpu lə)

a river in S central Africa, flowing E and N along the border between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Lake Mweru. ab. 300 mi. (485 km) long.
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01), whereas couples in Luapula were less likely to be using contraceptives (OR 0.
JFM was supported by the forest policy of 1998 and was piloted in some selected communities in four provinces, namely Copperbelt, Central, Luapula and Eastern (Leventon et al.
Target region, facilities : 38 districts in Central, Copperbelt, Luapula, Muchinga, Northern and North-Western Provinces
Harrison E (1996) Digging Fish Ponds: Perspectives on Motivation in Luapula Province, Zambia Hum Organ 55: 270-278.
The MCDMCH operated a 40-person shelter in Luapula province, and oversaw two NGO shelters.
It said the bus was traveling about 500 kilometers (310 miles) from the Zambian village of Kitwe to Luapula province, using a dirt road that cuts through part of Congo as a shortcut.
By using the resistance data available at the time, TAC decided that carbamates should be deployed in Northern, Muchinga, Luapula, and Copperbelt provinces, whereas organophosphates would be used in Eastern province and pyrethroids in the rest of the country.
A Chinese-built $14 million bridge across the vast Luapula River connects Zambia with its neighbour, the Democratic Republic of Congo.
National President of UDCC, Avenue Luapula, Kinshasa, 18 September 2012.
The Luapula Valley had been identified as one of the five main areas of research projected for the Institute in Gluckman's Seven Year Plan.
The Finnish government is working on a small project to help to implement IFMIS in the Luapula Province.
Limestone and dolomite is abundant around Lusaka with even more deposits in the Southern, North Western, Northern and Luapula provinces.