Tsegaye Deda Baffajoined ISS Nairobi in August 2009 as a senior training coordinator. He provided expert support, guidance and technical assistance in the field of police training for various ISS projects including the Mifugo Project on combatting cattle rustling in East Africa, and the Training for Peace Programme in ISS Nairobi where he was widely respected among colleagues and development partners. In 2013 Tsegaye moved to ISS Addis Ababa as a senior research and training coordinator providing support to the police component of the African Union (AU) Peace Support Operations Division. He played a key role in hosting the successful AU Police Coordination, Consultation and Communication Workshop in February 2013.
Tsegaye passed away on 29 July 2013.